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Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Nearly three months after the Republican Party took control of the White House and Congress, the public gives low job ratings to the president and even lower ratings to the speaker of the House. The new Congress is viewed about as unfavorably as the ...and more »

Democrat Ossoff finishes first in Georgia primary but falls short of threshold to avoid runoff - ABC News

Democrat Jon Ossoff led all candidates in a 17-way race to succeed Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in Georgia's sixth congressional district, but fell short of receiving the necessary 50 percent to avoid a runoff in the race widely ...and more »

Trump Probably Won't Defy Midterm Gravity - FiveThirtyEight

President Trump on Wednesday signed a bill that extends a program allowing some veterans to seek private health care. Susan Walsh / AP. The midterms will probably be rough for Donald Trump and Republicans next year. Here's the main reason we know that ...and more »

Democrats hope to flip a House seat in Georgia to signal an anti-Trump wave - ABC News

Democrats are fighting to flip Georgia's 6th Congressional District to their side in a special election today that is widely seen as a possible early referendum on the Trump presidency. Interested in Democratic Party? Add Democratic Party as an ...and more »

How Jon Ossoff became the insurgent candidate in Georgia's special election - ABC News

A special election in Georgia's sixth congressional district to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price saw Republican Republican Karen Handel fend off a spirited challenge by Democrat Jon Ossoff on Tuesday night. The highly scrutinized ...and more »

Georgia's special election: What does a runoff mean for 2018? - The Conversation US

Jeffrey Lazarus does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Georgia State ...and more »

2. Views of the parties - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Public assessments of the Republican and Democratic parties have worsened over the last few months. While the GOP's image continues to be somewhat more negative than the Democratic Party's, both parties are currently viewed more unfavorably than ...and more »

Trump Distorts Ossoff's Record -

On the morning of the special House election in Georgia, President Donald Trump fired off two tweets that were critical of Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. Trump claimed Ossoff “will raise your taxes,” but we could find no evidence of Ossoff proposing ...and more »

Everything You Need To Know About The Georgia 6 Special Election - FiveThirtyEight

Karen Handel, a Republican candidate in the special election to represent Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call. Election junkies, rejoice! The biggest race since the 2016 presidential election is here. Georgians in the ...and more »

Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, Narrowly Misses Outright Win in Georgia House Race - New York Times

Jon Ossoff, a Democratic candidate, spoke to supporters at an event in Sandy Springs, an Atlanta suburb, on Tuesday.CreditKevin D. Liles for The New York Times. By Jonathan Martin and Richard Fausset. April 19, 2017. ROSWELL, Ga. — Jon Ossoff, a ...and more »