Democratic candidates face off with Republican candidates in a primary for a U.S. House seat vacated by Tom Price, now Health and Human Services Secretary, in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.
Democrat Jon Ossoff is making a final push to try to win Tuesday's special election to represent a suburban Atlanta district, though he's tempering expectations in case he falls short of the majority of the vote he needs to avoid a runoff. "I think I can win, but whether I do is up to turnout and the voters," he said in an interview....
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Campaigning ends and voting begins in the suburbs of Atlanta in the U.S. state of Georgia between Republican Karen Handel and Democratic Jon Ossoff, where Republican Handel wins the election by a narrow margin. 2017-06-20 (Context: Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia's 6th congressional district special election, 2017)
The Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives votes in favor of the repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and passage of the House's 2017 American Health Care Act, by a narrow, 217-213 vote. Twenty Republicans and all Democrats opposed the bill, which now heads to the United States Senate for its legislative action. 2017-05-4 (Context: Democratic, Republican, United States House of Representatives)
The United States Senate, in a 52 to 47 vote, confirms physician and U.S. Representative Tom Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. 2017-02-10 (Context: Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, United States House of Representatives)
Georgia Representative John Lewis leads about 40 U.S. House of Representatives Democrats in a sit-in after the U.S. Senate failed to approve any of four gun control measures Monday night. 2016-06-22 (Context: Democratic, Georgia, United States House of Representatives)
Veteran Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich is defeated in a Democrat primary in the 9th district by incumbent Marcia C. Kaptur after he was affected by redistricting - Samuel Wurzelbacher aka Joe the Plumber wins the Republican Party primary. 2012-03-6 (Context: Democratic, Republican, United States House of Representatives)