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What lessons were learned from this week's Congressional runoff election?

What lessons were learned from this week's Congressional runoff election?

In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. "We'd better take a good, long, strong look in the mirror and realise that the problem is us; it's the party", OH representative Tim Ryan said Wednesday morning as he left a closed-door meeting of the Democratic Caucus in the Capitol.



Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

President Trump on Thursday called Russia's meddling in the 2016 election " all a big Dem HOAX " and accused former president Barack Obama and his administration of not doing enough past year to "stop" Russian interference. He served as former President Barack Obama's homeland security chief for three years. Trump also asked why the Obama administration "didn't stop" Russian Federation if it found the nation to be meddling in the 2016 election.



Van rams Muslim worshippers in London, PM May condemns "sickening" attack

Other neighbours described him as "aggressive" and "strange". An elderly man who was being given first aid treatment outside the mosque died, but it is not clear if his death was a direct result of the attack . After the London Bridge attack , the Mayor's office reported a 40% increase in racist incidents in the city and a fivefold increase in the number of anti-Muslim incidents.



Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff , left, concedes to Republican Karen Handel while joined by his fiancee Alisha Kramer at his election night party in Atlanta, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. 2 House Democrat , remarked that "we had no business winning those districts" due to their GOP allegiance. But his loss could serve as a wakeup call for liberals who think the Trump presidency is so disastrous that they're on track to win the House next year.


Rep. Barbara Lee Slams President Trump's Backwards Decision on Cuba

Rep. Barbara Lee Slams President Trump's Backwards Decision on Cuba

Though most details of the policy are still unknown, officials say Trump will direct the Department of Treasury and Commerce to ban direct financial transactions with Cuba's military and intelligence services. embassy in Havana. "I'm also trying to create a burgeoning business class independent of the government". So-called "people to people" trips, which enable American travelers to visit Cuba for educational purposes on their own as opposed to with a tour group, will be eliminated under ...



North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

Molly Cain met Warmbier when he coached her 12-year-old son, Robby, at the Wyoming swim club. He died on Monday (June 19) in hospital. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted that Chinese efforts to reign in Pyongyang did not work.