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Trump knocks Democrats for obstructing agenda after party wins Georgia

Trump kicked off Tuesday tweeting his support for Handel - whom he described as a "hard worker" - while slamming Ossoff as a candidate who would raise taxes and be weak on crime. For one thing, Ossoff, a 30-year-old former Capitol Hill staffer, did outperform his district's partisan leanings by six points, according to Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report.


Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons

Theresa May 'confident' she will get Queen's Speech through Commons

But the plan spectacularly backfired, leaving her with a minority government requiring the support of Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party . "This Government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent", she promised. In a statement Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said: "We are absolutely determined to give Britain the transport infrastructure it needs so that we can thrive and grow as we leave the European Union ".



AIADMK (Amma) supports NDA nominee Ram Vinod Kovind for President

The CPI leader said their opposition is not individually to Kovind, but on principles. Prime Minister Modi also spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy over NDA's presidential candidate pick.


Secy-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba next Home Secy

Secy-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba next Home Secy

The government on Wednesday appointed 16 secretaries, including Rajiv Gauba as the home secretary-designate and Subhash C Garg as economic affairs secretary . Ajay Prakash Sawhney, the additional secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, will be the new IT secretary. Yudhvir Singh Malik, a 1983 batch Haryana cadre lAS officer and presently chairman of the National Highways Authority of India has been appointed as secretary in the ministry of road transport.


What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

President Trump won 230 out of 435 congressional districts (53 percent) and 30 out of 50 states (60 percent) a year ago. Ossoff's campaign raised $23 million and spent $22 million for the high-profile June 20 special election . As expected, Jimmy Gomez (D) won the June 6 election in California's 34th congressional district after Xavier Becerra (D) left to before the state's attorney general.



Unseen No Longer: Senate Health Care Bill To Be Unveiled Thursday

On the other hand, a more generous phase-out of the expansion and higher Medicaid growth caps could alienate conservatives that want substantial savings from the bill . Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) vented her frustration with the Senate's lack of transparency. Given the opposition of all Senate Democrats to repealing Obamacare , Republican leaders will need the support of at least 50 of the chamber's 52 Republicans to ensure passage.