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Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the South Carolina congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, battling to a victory closer than many expected to replace the new White House budget director.

Jun. 20, 2017 11:43 PM EDT
Back to Iowa, Trump faces some disgruntled independents

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa independents who helped Donald Trump win the presidency see last year's tough-talking candidate as a thin-skinned chief executive and wish he'd show more grace.

Jun. 20, 2017 5:16 PM EDT
Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia US House race

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are making their final arguments in the Georgia 6th Congressional District race that offers a potential preview of the 2018 midterm elections.

Jun. 19, 2017 10:01 PM EDT
George P Bush seeks re-election as Texas land commissioner

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush on Monday formally announced he is seeking re-election as Texas land commissioner next year, hoping to continue running a little-known but powerful agency in a state where his political-dynasty family has been prominent for decades.

Jun. 19, 2017 10:35 AM EDT
In Georgia, a key US House race comes down to its final days

DORAVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Dr. Nadine Becker wasn't politically involved until she saw Donald Trump elected president, but the suburban Atlanta gynecologist didn't know how to engage, given her traditionally Republican surroundings.

Jun. 18, 2017 4:12 PM EDT
Biden: Democrats need better outreach to frightened voters

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump without saying his name Saturday, telling a crowd of Florida Democrats last year's election unleashed a coarseness that hadn't been seen in decades but he said the party's candidates can overcome that by showing disgruntled voters that they have solutions.

Jun. 17, 2017 10:44 PM EDT