Seats like this in metro Atlanta that have formed the backbone of GOP power for decades but where Trump is only marginally popular and struggled against Democrat Hillary Clinton a year ago, will determine the fate of the House majority in 2018. Republicans are favored to hold a fourth seat up Tuesday in SC, while Democrats already held their lone open seat in a California special election. The district traditionally goes Republican, but most consider the race too close to call as voters head to the polls on Tuesday.
The campaign's emphasis on the ground game illustrates how important turnout will be for Ossoff in a GOP-leaning district. What they tend to have in common: Relatively highly educated, wealthy and diverse populations, plus people who - like thousands in Ossoff's district - voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 and then backed Hillary Clinton in 2016.
The president said: "KAREN HANDEL FOR CONGRESS". While Trump won the district by only 1 percent in November, Georgia's 6th congressional district usually favors Republicans. He has said the address is close to Emory University, where his fiancee attends medical school.
Trump also recorded a robocall for Handel earlier this month.
Handel's decision to keep her distance from Trump risks alienating Trump's supporters, a part of the GOP base that she still needs. "He clearly was a handpicked candidate by (House Minority Leader) Nancy Pelosi".
Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic
Invest 93L, near the Yucatan Channel, could become a named storm once it moves into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The chances of it becoming a tropical depression or storm in the next five days were raised to 40 percent.
Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl
While this is not being investigated as a hate crime , charges have been made, and heartbreaking details are unfolding. Investigators haven't named the victim, but family and friends identified her as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen .
Ossoff, who once described his bid to take the GOP-controlled district as an opportunity to "make Trump furious", has since dialed back.
After Scalise's shooting, the tensions in the race ratcheted up even more.
"There are many in this community, myself among them, who have deep concerns about the direction of things in Washington, about the integrity and competence of this administration", he said. The 70-year-old retiree said she has volunteered for Ossoff since March, motivated by her fears about Trump's election and his approach to health care, immigration and education.
Republican retiree Miriam Asper told CNN that she feels that Handel's views reflect her own. "I needed to do something to change it".
"And, yeah, it should come down", she said. Outside money from Super PACs and the National Republican Congressional Committee total at about $18.2 million in support of Handel, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
Handel told reporters Monday that she hadn't seen the ad.
Principled PAC, the organization that produced the ad, had not disclosed its donors before this weekend, when the group unveiled the spot.
A flash of political violence meanwhile has cast a shadow over the Georgia race: the shooting of a top Republican congressman last Wednesday. Ossoff criticized the ad for politicizing "a tragedy that has united the country".
A standalone PS4 version of Modern Warfare Remastered has been leaked onto the internet, or more specifically its box art. Activision is yet to announce anything, but if it really is launching next week, then an announcement must be imminent.
The congressman said getting input from the public and businesses could help craft a better health care bill. The CBO estimated that the original bill would have stripped 24 million people of their health coverage.
Iguodala has publicly said he wants to remain with the Warriors , but they have not been meeting eye to eye in the negotiations. Kevin Durant will become a free agent on July 1, but the star forward won't be available on the open market for very long.
The statue will be re-erected in the city's historic Greenwood Cemetery in a section where Confederate veterans are buried. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer chose to relocate the statue after a blogger said the memorial was a symbol of racism.
A California man killed his two children before taking his own life over Father's Day weekend, according to police. Deputies say Camara and the children's mother were involved in a custody dispute before the double murder-suicide.
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Les candidat au bac technologique devront repasser l'épreuve vendredi, retardant légèrement leur départ en vacances. Il a assuré que cela n'aura aucun impact sur les délais de correction et la publication des résultats.
However the beef has continued to build up, with issues like racism and revenge clouding the air between the two boxers. To Ward's credit, he bounced back in the seventh and, in a precursor to how the fight would end, went for the body.
The court will be pressed with the responsibility of deciding if partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution. Twelve Republican-dominated states are supporting Wisconsin in its defense of the 2011 redistricting plan.
Historic Brexit divorce negotiations begin in Brussels
Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britons voted last June to become the first nation ever to leave the 28-nation EU. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain a year ago , their fourth-biggest market.
Brooks Responds To Shooter's Hit List
Hodgkinson, who had denounced President Trump on Facebook, often using profanity, was from Belleville, Ill., and was seen hanging around the ball field in the weeks leading up to the shooting.
More than 3300 dead in Congo in eight months of violence
Human Rights Council in Geneva is due to decide this week whether to authorize an investigation into the Kasai violence. He called for an "independent, worldwide investigation" to be set up to probe the situation in the region.
UK's Rough Storage To Close for Good
Advocates of fracking seized on the loss of Rough to press the case for exploiting United Kingdom shale gas resources. Rough could cover a tenth of Britain's peak winter demand.
Amazon strikes again; the dressing room in your house
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