The victories could boost Republicans' confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.
While Handel defeated Ossoff by about 10,000 votes and almost 4 percentage points, Republican outside groups had to spend $18 million defending a district where the party's candidates won easily for decades.
In 2017, the first year of Donald Trump's presidency, there have been five congressional special elections, and as of last night, Republicans have now won four of them, including a key victory in a hard-fought race in Georgia.
Trump reveled in the GOP victory of Tuesday's election win by RepublicanKaren Handel during his speech at a rally in Iowa on Wednesday.
Senators condemn NK treatment of US student
He was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised tearful public confession to trying to steal a propaganda banner. If it were, there might be pressure on President Trump to take action against Kim Jong-un's regime, he says.
UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan
During the election campaign, May had used the "coalition of chaos" phrase to describe what a victory for Labour would look like. The election, which was aimed at increasing the Conservative majority in the Commons, resulted in the party having 13 fewer MPs.
For a little over an hour, the President worked to convince the crowd of supporters - some of whom donned "Make America Great Again" hats and held signs - that his administration is making "tremendous progress" back in Washington. Handel and Republican outside groups tied Ossoff to Pelosi in campaign events and television ads, casting him as a puppet for what they described as herliberal agenda and "San Francisco values".
"But these results fit a pattern that should still worry GOP incumbents everywhere, regardless of Trump's national approval rating and the outcome of the healthcare debate in Congress", he said.
That might become especially clear this week, as Republican senators unveil a health care plan that's likely to cut critical Obamacare benefits and coverage for millions of people in red states and districts.
But Republican voters supported their party even if they didn't support their president.
"They're still running against her and still winning races, and it's still a problem", Ryan said. Mulvaney beat his last Democratic opponent by 20 points, The Heraldreported Tuesday.
"I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out".
According to a report in The Hill, Democratic leadership has come under intense criticism by the rank-and-file for Ossoff's loss to Handel.
Trump made the demand for the return of Joanne Chesimard while announcing changes to Obama-era Cuba policy in Miami Friday. Trump had previously said he supported restoring diplomatic relations but wished the US had negotiated a better deal.
It will be a strategic RPG with 8 playable characters - Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, plus four rabbids dressed up as them. They will use a variety of weapons against some unusual enemies scattered throughout an invaded Mushroom Kingdom.
They have to use Apple's official API, which allows users to provided a rating from 1-5 stars without actually leaving the app. Analysts say that by making tipping an "in-app purchase", Apple is aiming to make more money out of Chinese users.
With the Sena realising how much the BJP needs it for July's presidential polls, the saffron party is pushing for a hard bargain. On Saturday, Shah would meet the core committee members of the state at "Vasant Smriti" - Mumbai BJP's office in Dadar.
Neither the State Department nor the Turkish Embassy have commented on the new wave of arrests as of Thursday afternoon. Yildirim is in custody after an initial appearance before a federal magistrate in Newark, a spokesman for the U.S.
Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group and was convicted of subversion . Melania and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of Otto Warmbier on his untimely passing.
The flight was supposed to land at Teterboro Airport, New Jersey, but the engine issues forced them to take immediate action. JLaw's plane, which departed from her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, lost one of its engines at 31,000 feet.
Trump to Cuba: Return NJ cop killer
Only group-organized, people-to-people travel for educational purposes will continue to be authorized. Cuba is no longer a satellite state of the Soviet Union.
Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday
It is also 82 days after Theresa May sent a letter formally notifying the European Council of Britain's intention to withdraw. The Brexit Department said in a statement that the UK's withdrawal and future ties are "intimately linked".
Sardar Singh called for questioning, Hockey India fumes
This win has ensured India a quarter-final berth in the tournament though they still have to play against Netherlands on Tuesday. The lone goal for Pakistan came through Umar Bhutta three minutes from the hooter when the contest was already lost.
Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work
If Trump decides to keep up the Obama-era policies towards Cuba , he could face some significant backlash from Republican Rep. Presidents who have been successful in achieving their foreign policy goals sometimes are described as having a doctrine.
Wallenda discusses hanging by her teeth over Niagara Falls
Wallenda bit onto a customized mouthpiece that was attached to the bottom of a black helicopter hovering over the Horseshoe Falls. In the interim, he said, he hoped more people would come visit the area as a result of the publicity afforded his wife's stunt.
'No warning' in London building blaze
Another resident, Zoe, who lives on the fourth floor, said she was woken by a neighbor banging on her door. Prime Minister Theresa May's office said she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" in the fire.
London tower fire: What do we know?
Dany Cotton, London's Fire Commissioner who was present at the scene told reporters, "This is an unprecedented incident. Relevant to your professional network? Grenfell Tower was built in 1974 and underwent a £10M refurbishment a year ago .
New York's Citibike suffers it's first fatality
Citi Bike is reported to be the largest bike sharing scheme in the U.S. , with almost 600 docking stations across New York City. Police say that following his collision with the bus, Hanegby fell to the ground and was then run over by the bus' rear tires.
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
In its update on the next operating system to hit iPhones - iOS 11 - new tools will be given to developers to create AR apps. It, too, comes with a built-in speaker and voice controls through the smart assistant Google Assistant .