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In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

The party got closer than it has in decades to winning some of the four seats - a sign they've closed their gaps with Republicans in both suburban and rural areas and in 2018 will have a broad playing field with dozens of more competitive districts.



Trump Gives Dems Some Advice After Special Election Losses

President Donald Trump taunted Democrats on Twitter just after Republicans won two closely watched special congressional elections . "And Archie is talking about taxes, prescription drugs, Social Security, which are important to Democrats, independents and Republicans in this community".



Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

The queen missed a traditional Christmas church service previous year for the first time in decades because of a heavy cold and was hospitalized in March 2013 with symptoms of gastroenteritis. He has enjoyed good health throughout much of his life, recovering from a blocked coronary artery in 2011 and a bladder infection in 2012, the latter leading him to miss the majority of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.



Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Two, even so, Democrats can not take any race for granted-and if they want to win these tight races, they must do more than just be anti-Trump and spend millions of dollars. Handel is the latest in a line of Republicans who have represented the Georgia 6th since 1979, beginning with Newt Gingrich, who would become House speaker.



Ban on letting agent fees confirmed in Queen's Speech

Speaking on Wednesday, the Queen said she and Prince Philip "look forward to welcoming their majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain on a state visit in July". The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit , and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attacks.