Democrats loved this idea when they adopted in 2009, but they may not be loving it so much tonight. But that seemed to be more of a typical presidential boast than a realistic analysis of the California results. The Golden State's Republicans are celebrating the fact that they even managed to get a candidate, the San Diego businessman John H. Cox, on the November ballot. This is interesting. Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom - he took the top spot easily.
Like in California, the seats Democrats hope to pick off in New Jersey are full of affluent, suburban voters. That leaves open the question of whether a better-funded, more recognizable primary challenger could have beaten Menendez, whose popularity waned amid a corruption trial previous year.
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Trump weighed in on the results Wednesday, tweeting "many more Republican voters showed up yesterday than the fake news thought possible", adding that the "Dems are easy to beat". "It's kind of sad when they tout it as a victory just to get a candidate on the November ballot".
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Unfortunately though, it doesn't reveal much about the phone itself, other than the fact that it'll ship with a dual-camera setup. That smaller size and irregular resolution is expected, of course, due to the fact that the device features a physical keyboard.
The results of Tuesday night's "Jungle primaries" in California are encouraging for Republicans, including a long-shot gubernatorial candidate, says a longtime political observer. Female Republican governors in Alabama and Iowa will vie for their first full terms after succeeding men who resigned.
But Republicans, led by Allen and others, began organizing a statewide effort to put a repeal of California's new gas tax on the November ballot. Nationwide, Democrats must clinch at least 23 seats from Republicans to wrest control of the House of Representatives. Dianne Feinstein did win her party's nomination Tuesday. The candidate receiving the fewest votes after the first round of counting is eliminated and his or her votes are redistributed to the voter's second preference.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey fended off three GOP challengers, while South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem became the first female nominee for governor in her state.
Democrats on Tuesday overwhelmingly chose attorney Xochitl Torres Small, who won 73 percent support against Madeline Hildebrandt.
Democrats got good news during the Tuesday primaries, and they're getting good news again Thursday morning.
California is home to 14 of those Republican-held seats. In the two with retiring members, the Democrats are favored. The jury deadlocked, but Republicans hope to use Menendez's legal troubles to tar other Democrats like Sherrill across the state.
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Schultz, added: "One of the things I want to do in my next chapter is to figure out if there is a role I can play in giving back". Last year, Schultz stepped down as chief executive officer to become executive chairman, handing the top job to Kevin Johnson.
Elsewhere Republican support was high in several hotly contested congressional districts, but Democrats were hopeful of mounting a challenge in most key seats.
A fourth potential lockout emerged on election night in California's Central Valley, a district that is 40% Hispanic and which Clinton won by 3 percentage points. Even though Republican Diane Harkey was the top finisher, the next three finishers on the list are all Democrats, with Mike Levin finishing in second. About three-quarters of Party Republicans say they are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports the tax law. The second spot remained up for grabs.
Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) delivers remarks during a news conference with fellow House Republicans at the Republican Party Headquarters on Capitol Hill February 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.
And it's looking bad for Trump-supporting Republican politicians.
A key Senate race took shape in the heart of Trump country as well. He and Cox emerged from a field of six major candidates fighting it out in an expensive and contentious race to succeed Brown, setting up a pitched battle for the future direction of the nation's most populous state.
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What was interesting about yesterday's game was I felt like it was one of the playoff games that we lost that we should have won. We now know why Irving wasn't at the game. "I want to be here, so that's the plan right now", said Smart.