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Democrats Take Florida District That Went Narrowly For Trump

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A backlash to the president is helping the party pick up seats in state legislatures.
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Democrat wins Florida House seat in Republican district

Democrat wins Florida House seat in Republican district

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In third bellwether contest, Florida Democrats again carry the day and hope for a blue wave

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Strike three. For the third Florida bellwether election in a row, the Republican candidate lost to the Democrat, giving activists and elites in both parties a sense that the GOP's political grip is slipping in the nation's largest swing state heading into President Donald Trump's first midterm election. Aside from her big 7.4 percentage-point win, what made Margaret Good's victory Tuesday night over Republican James Buchanan so significant was that it took place in Florida's 72nd House District. It had been held by a Republican in Sarasota County, where registered Republicans outnumber...
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The Blue Wave Hits Florida As Democrats Flip Their 36th Republican Held State Legislature Seat

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The blue wave rolled into Florida on Tuesday night as Democrat Margaret Good flipped Florida's House Seat in a district that Trump carried by 5 points. Here is the DLCC's tweet congratulating Good on her win: BREAKING: goodforflorida has won the special election in HD72 for the Florida House, flipping the seat from red to...
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Trump Announces Tough New Sanctions on N. Korea

Trump Announces Tough New Sanctions on N. Korea

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Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald...

Trump jokes about his hair during speech: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot'

President Donald Trump joked about his infamous hair during a speech on the Conservative Political Actions Conference on Friday. "I try like hell to hide the bald spot, folks... Read more ...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following gun-control activists' boycotts

Gun-control activists are calling for companies to cut ties with the NRA. The NRA has partnerships with companies that offer members special deals, such as discounts on car... Read more ...

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North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual...

North Korea's Winter Olympics cheer squad are being forced into sexual slavery, according to a defector

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Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to confront school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said the Florida deputy who didn't confront a gunman during a mass shooting last week "certainly did a poor job." The deputy, Scot Peterson... Read more ...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom...

Two major hotel chains have cut ties with the NRA - and as boycotts loom, they want everyone to know

Best Western and Wyndham Hotels ended their relationships with the NRA - though, apparently not in direct response to the Parkland, Florida shooting. Gun control activists are... Read more ...

As Ivanka Arrives in S. Korea, One Big Question Lingers

As Ivanka Arrives in S. Korea, One Big Question Lingers

Ivanka Trump received a red-carpet welcome as she arrived in South Korea on Friday for a trip with two main official components: She dines with South Korean President Moon... Read more ...

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII...

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of WWII - here's the incredible story of the battle behind the photo

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States. Remembered for the iconic photo that AP photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising... Read more ...

Trump bashes El Salvador, demands Mexico help more with removing MS-13 gang...

Trump bashes El Salvador, demands Mexico help more with removing MS-13 gang members from the US

President Donald Trump has bashed El Salvador as unhelpful and demanded Mexico do more to help the US rid itself of MS-13 gang members. On Thursday, Trump threatened to... Read more ...