GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

House Democratic Caucus leaders say it is time for House Minority Leader Pelosi to step down

The Republican victor of the most expensive House race ever is scheduled to take her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts on Monday, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat.

Karen Handel blows a kiss with her husband Steve looking on while making an early appearance to thank her supporters after the first returns came in during her election night party in the 6th District race with Jon Ossoff on Tuesday.

"I'm a master legislator", she said.

Democrats lost another congressional race in SC on Tuesday, in which the Republican candidate, Ralph Norman, defeated Democrat Archie Parnell in that state's 5th District.

LaVar Ball will reportedly appear on WWE's Monday Night Raw
We want to thank him for what he did for us, but what I needed was a leader. Those schemes are a year away from fruition, however.

Norman told his colleagues that "we've got such an opportunity and I look forward to playing a part in working with you to move this country forward".

Another Democratic lawmaker said it is unlikely that Democrats would win a majority in the House with Pelosi as leader.

Money poured into the Georgia race, which Republicans won after running ads linking Ossoff to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Ryan's challenge to Pelosi showed many Democrats are exhausted of Pelosi's failed leadership and that Pelosi, as the poster child of their party, was costing Democrats in elections - including the presidential election, during which her name, placards of her face and recordings of her words were used on TV, stump speeches and elsewhere.

Handel had narrowly lost a 2010 race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. "I've always had a challenge in the caucus, right from the start". His predecessor, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney helped found the group.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell Westbrook - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:25
Saric, Brogdon and Embiid are the three finalists for Rookie of the Year to be announced Monday night during the NBA Awards show. Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook won the 2017 National Basketball Association most valuable player award on Monday.

Crude Oil Price Falls to Seven-month Low on Global Oversupply
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:23
About a half hour before the start of trading in NY , the price for Brent crude oil was up 0.35 percent to $46.18 per barrel. Data on June 16 showed a record 22nd consecutive week of increases in US oil drilling rigs .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Germany ease into semifinals with win over Cameroon
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:22
Joachim Loew reached the milestone of 100 wins in his 150th worldwide as Germany's head coach. Photo Tino Werner, left, after scoring for Germany in a 3-1 vctory against Cameroon .

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:18
SpaceX swept its weekend doubleheader , successfully launching and landing two reusable Falcon 9 rockets in a span of 48 hours. It's a big weekend for SpaceX , the California rocket company that has already had a big year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Officer threatens to jail Florida man for jaywalking
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:14
Shipman said he has no intention of paying either citation and that he and the officer already spoke about meeting again in court. Shipman believes Bolen's actions didn't exactly fit the alleged crime, especially when three cop cars arrived as backup.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook to Live Stream Champions League Games Through Fox Sports Deal
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:09
Football fans have traditionally also been served by online platforms Fox Sports Go and Fox Soccer Match Pass. The deal will include games in the group stage, four Round of 16 matches, and four quarterfinal matches.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top New Technology For Flu Vaccination On The Horizon
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:06
Adhesive holds the patch close the skin while the vaccine is released, and can be peeled away after 20 minutes and discarded. Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed a skin patch that uses tiny, dissolvable needles to deliver the vaccine .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top OR communities receiving almost $20 million in rural assistance funding
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:00
While Alaska has the most federal land - 223.8 million acres - Nevada has the highest percentage of federal land at 84.9 percent or 58.2 million acres.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Major league notebook: Francona misses game after hospital trip
Jun 28, 2017 - 19:00
First, though, an unplanned day off: The game was postponed after a deluge hit just before the scheduled first pitch. Tuesday entailed three runs on six hits in a game where neither team could collect a hit in a six-inning span.

Warning to Syria also for Russia, Iran: Nikki Haley
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:55
Haidar told The Associated Press the charges foreshadowed a new diplomatic campaign against Syria at the United Nations . Nikki Haley on Wednesday credited the White House's statement on Syria with stopping a chemical weapons attack.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:54
The fight is to take place under normal boxing rules, despite McGregor having never boxed either as an amateur or professionally. McGregor is a professional mixed martial artist who is now signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'WannaCry'-like cyber attack sweeps globe
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:51
Microsoft said the virus could spread through a flaw that was patched in a security update in March, according to the report. Ransomware victims are always advised not to pay ransom to get their files back because it encourage the attackers.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Steve Carell talks work on "Despicable Me" villain's voice
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:50
He's rich and flashy, he has long, luscious blonde hair and - most importantly of all - he's absolutely awful at super-villainy. Instead, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trial date set for California suit against Cosby
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:49
Cosby has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, pleaded not guilty, and insisted that his encounter with Constand was consensual.

FinnCap Reiterates "Corporate" Rating for Savannah Resources Plc (SAV)
Jun 28, 2017 - 18:39
The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 295 ($3.75) per share, for a total transaction of £99,155.40 ($126,119.82). A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of RPS Group (LON:RPS).