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With Bid To ‘Make Trump Furious,’ Democrat Ossoff Rattles Georgia GOP

With Democrats desperate for signs of hope after Hillary Clinton’s loss, Jon Ossoff’s underdog “Make Trump Furious” campaign has endeared him to national anti-Trump activists and pushed him well ahead of 17 rivals in polls.

April 9, 2017

GOP Emphasis On Obamacare Helps David Jolly Win House Seat In Florida

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Barack Obama’s health care law. With all precincts reporting, Republican David […]

March 12, 2014

Republican Jolly Wins Florida Special Election

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Barack Obama’s health care law. With all precincts reporting, Republican […]

March 11, 2014

Democrats Risk Losing NY-9 Special Election

With less than a week to go until the special election to fill former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner’s seat in Congress, Republican candidate Bob Turner is poised to pull a shocking upset. According to a new Siena College Research Institute poll, Turner leads his Democratic opponent, Assemblyman David Weprin, by a 50 percent to […]

September 9, 2011

Nevada Special Election Dominated by Fear of Chinese Domination

A congressional seat opened up in Nevada earlier this year when Senator John Ensign, mired in a scandal over having tried to pay off the husband of a staffer with whom he had a romantic relationship, resigned. Dean Heller, Congressman from the 2nd district, was appointed to replace him by the Republican governor of the […]

June 20, 2011