Incumbents are in CAPS. (R) indicates GOP pickup; (D) indicates Dem pickup; X indicates the seat was retained by the incumbent party. NOTE: Only third party candidates who receive 5% or more of the vote are included.CD Candidates Vote % Vote In GOP Dem —————————————————————————————- GA 01 KINGSTON (R) 117,121 72% 100% X Harris (D) 46,330 28% —————————————————————————————- GA 02 BISHOP (D) 86,370 51% 100% Keown (R) 81,594 49% —————————————————————————————- GA 03 WESTMORELAND (R) 158,966 69% 100% X Saunders (D) 71,036 31% —————————————————————————————- GA 04 JOHNSON (D) 130,865 75% 100% X Carter (R) 44,563 25% —————————————————————————————- GA 05 LEWIS (D) 128,907 74% 100% X Little (R) 46,010 26% —————————————————————————————- GA 06 PRICE (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 07 Woodall (R) 160,771 67% 100% X Heckman (D) 78,823 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 08 Scott (R) 102,025 53% 100% (R) MARSHALL (D) 91,799 47% —————————————————————————————- GA 09 GRAVES (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 10 BROUN (R) 137,263 67% 100% X Edwards (D) 66,574 33% —————————————————————————————- GA 11 GINGREY (R) Unopposed X —————————————————————————————- GA 12 BARROW (D) 91,636 57% 100% X McKinney (R) 69,954 43% —————————————————————————————- GA 13 SCOTT (D) 119,013 69% 100% X Crane (R) 53,013 31% —————————————————————————————-
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Senator John McCain paid a secret visit to Northern Syria over the weekend during his trip abroad. McCain reportedly went "to speak with American officials and Kurdish fighters leading the charge to push ISIS militants out of Raqqa, the jihadist group’s stronghold." The trip was organized with the help of U.S. military.
"The Trump administration will deliver its first budget to Congress in mid-March, and the president confirmed Wednesday it will contain major cuts for federal agencies." The blueprint, expected to be released in mid-March, will not include the kinds of specifics usually seen in White House budgets, but rather will instruct the heads of agencies to "do more with less."
"While Democrats nationwide have put the focus on President Trump, the Sanders wing of the party has engaged in an intramural fight to remake the party in a more populist, liberal mold." From Washington state to California to Florida, Sanders loyalists are making good on their promise to remake the party from the ground up. And just last week, a "group of former Sanders campaign aides launched a super PAC with the explicit goal of mounting primary challenges to Democratic incumbents."
Congress will need to vote on Donald Trump's pick of Lt. General H.R. McMaster to be his next national security adviser, but not for the reason you think. The position of NSA doesn't require Senate approval, but since McMaster currently holds a three-star military position, Congress will need to vote to allow him to keep his position instead of forcing him to drop one star and become a Major General, which could potentially affect his pension.