Special elections

June 26, 2017 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever is preparing to take her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat. Monday evening's swearing-in...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 22, 2017 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democrats and their highest-ranking officeholder, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California (all times local): 11:45 a.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she's confident she has the support in her caucus despite finger-pointing and frustration after...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This is Trump's first visit to Iowa since the election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2017 - 10:43 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House. Trump touched down Wednesday evening in rainy Cedar...
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President Donald Trump walks on stage to speaks at Kirkwood Community College, which is recognized by the White House as a major center of agricultural innovation, during a visit to the campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This is Trump's first visit to Iowa since the election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2017 - 8:07 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump arrived in the Midwest on Wednesday in search of his supporters' warm embrace and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. Trump...
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President Donald Trump talks with former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Ambassador to China as they walk off of Air Force One at Eastern Iowa Airport, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Trump is visiting Iowa for the first time since the election. He will visit Kirkwood Community College which is recognized by the White House as a major center of agricultural innovation and speak at a rally. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 21, 2017 - 7:09 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump arrived in the Midwest on Wednesday in search of his supporters' warm embrace and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. Trump...
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CORRECTS THE SPELLING OF HANDEL'S FIRST NAME TO KAREN - Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th District Congressional seat Karen Handel celebrates with her husband Steve as she declares victory during an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 21, 2017 - 6:12 am
DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed from an afterthought in the usually conservative Atlanta suburbs into an expensive national proxy for Washington wars ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats are...
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Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district greets diners during a campaign stop at Old Hickory House in Tucker, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. The race between Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is seen as a significant political test for the new Trump Administration. The district traditionally goes Republican, but most consider the race too close to call as voters head to the polls on Tuesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
June 20, 2017 - 2:28 pm
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Georgia voters steadily streamed into suburban Atlanta polling places Tuesday to decide the most expensive House race in U.S. history and put weeks of television ads, phone calls and ringing doorbells behind them. Either Republican Karen Handel will claim a seat that's been in...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks during a meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Voters in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District choose , Tuesday, June 20, 2017, between a Republican, Ralph Norman, backing the Trump administration and a Democrat, Archie Parnell, who claims to be best aligned with district voters to replace Mulvaney. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 20, 2017 - 1:13 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina voters will determine Tuesday who will succeed Mick Mulvaney in Congress, a race that's garnered far less national scrutiny than another special election in Georgia's 6th District. Georgia's race, the most expensive U.S. House contest to date, is seen as an...
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Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district greets diners during a campaign stop at Old Hickory House in Tucker, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. The race between Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff is seen as a significant political test for the new Trump Administration. The district traditionally goes Republican, but most consider the race too close to call as voters head to the polls on Tuesday. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
June 20, 2017 - 6:31 am
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The most expensive House race in U.S. history heads to voters Tuesday in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Either Republican Karen Handel will claim a seat that's been in her party's hands since 1979 or Democrat Jon Ossoff will manage an upset that will rattle Washington ahead of...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:44 am
EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: NOT FOR BROADCAST, PUBLICATION OR USE ONLINE The South Carolina US House 5 Special General Election is Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Poll Close: 7 p.m. ET. First Results Expected: 7:30 p.m. ET ELECTION PROFILE Following primary and runoff elections in May, this special general...
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