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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 »

Ossoff falls just short in Georgia special election as GOP gets wakeup call - CNN

Atlanta (CNN) Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short Tuesday of capturing a House seat in a longtime conservative stronghold in Georgia, serving a reminder to Republicans of President Donald Trump's unpopularity.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 »

Trump Probably Won't Defy Midterm Gravity - FiveThirtyEight

The midterms will probably be rough for Donald Trump and Republicans next year. Here's the main reason we know that: They're almost always rough on the president's party. It's one of the most consistent regularities in American politics. Usually it's a ...and more »

Georgia's Progressive Renaissance - Slate Magazine

FULTON COUNTY, Georgia—Bhavani Saravanan, a 52-year-old woman I met at Jon Ossoff's election night party in Georgia on Tuesday, emigrated from India 25 years ago and has been a U.S. citizen for years. But she said that Nov. 9 is the day she truly ...and more »

Jon Ossoff and the Future of the Democratic Party - The New Yorker

In a congressional special election in suburban Atlanta last night, Jon Ossoff, a thirty-year-old Democrat, won far more votes than any Republican challenger, but not quite enough to avoid a runoff with a former Georgia secretary of state named Karen ...and more »

Political Road Map: There's not a single California congressional district with Republicans in the majority - Los Angeles Times

When it comes to California's 53 congressional districts, first impressions are deceiving. Republicans have held tightly to their seats in the House of Representatives, but the latest data beg the question of whether the party's grip could be loosening ...and more »

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

The past month has been fun for me. Not only am I a political scientist who researches Congress and congressional elections, but I also live in Georgia's 6th House district, which has been the focus of national attention for the past month or so. On ...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 »

Spinning Georgia's Election Results - FactCheck.org

No candidate received 50 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election on April 18, so the top two vote-getters now face off in a June 20 runoff. Nevertheless, both parties claimed a moral victory — spinning the facts to ...and more »