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Continue reading the main story Mr. Pence, 57, who accepted the Republican nomination for vice president on Wednesday night, is the only one of six Pence siblings who is no longer part of the Catholic Church. Though the family remains close, his embrace of evangelical Christianity was long a source of disappointment to his mother, according to the Rev. Davis, the priest at the church in Columbus, Ind. The family idolized John F. All four of the Pence brothers were altar boys at their church, St.
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Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore for the U. Caption Republican Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, faced off against Democrat Doug Jones in a special election. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama speaks to his election-night party in Montgomery after losing the special vote. Secretary of State John Merrill said after Moore spoke that even though the margin of victory stood at more than 1 percent, an automatic recount could still be ordered if a review of write-in votes and military ballots narrowed the margin of victory to less than 0.
The result could also become a factor in upcoming legislative battles, as Republicans will have one less vote in the narrowly divided Senate in Trump tweeted his congratulations to Jones for his victory. He attempted to lead a late rally for Moore in the closing weeks of the election, recording a robo-call, hosting a rally in Florida near the state line and repeatedly warning Republicans to avoid electing a Democrat.
Preliminary exit poll results: How different groups voted in Alabama View Graphic Preliminary exit poll results: Bannon, all but adopted Moore as the public face of his insurgent effort to topple the congressional leadership of the Republican Party. In the end, Jones won about 50 percent of the vote compared with about 49 percent for Moore, with Jones benefiting from strong African American turnout and a white share of the vote about twice as large as Barack Obama won in Fifty-six percent of women voted for Jones, according to exit polls , while 58 percent of men voted for Moore.
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Twenty-nine percent responded to the CNN poll that they were showing their backing for Trump, with 20 percent answering with the reverse. The results do not provide such a rosy picture for Trump, however. In a deep red state, voters were evenly split 48 percent on whether they approved or disapproved of the job he is doing. In contrast, 40 percent said it was an important factor. The figures suggest encouragement for Moore who has vehemently denied allegations made against him by nine different women.
The electorate was split on whether they believed the accusations that Moore preyed on teenage girls when he was in his 30s.
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Arrow icon Walter F. Gerald McMonagle by 3, votes, the first of 17 terms he would win in the district. But there will not be an 18th election for Taylor, who turned 62 in April. With the primary election more than eight months away, Taylor said he had decided against seeking reelection, even though he is confident he could win again in a district where Republicans have been in the minority for his entire career.
Taylor confronts it every day. Daryl Metcalfe, a Butler County Republican known for staking out some of the most conservative stances in Harrisburg. And conservative colleagues look down on his moderate views. Your self-esteem gets damaged. He worked in Acme Markets warehouses as a shop steward for the Teamsters union to save money for college.
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Anything can happen in politics, but Chad Kinsella, an assistant professor of political science at Ball State University called it “very unlikely” that Lake could upset Pence.
Dec 13, at Jones, a former U. How unusual was this victory? Richard Shelby was still a Democrat he switched parties in The results table below is powered by the Decision Desk HQ. How did Jones do it?
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To go on about acting as art is ridiculous. If it is an art, then it’s a very low form. You don’t have to be gifted just to hit a mark and say a line. I’m always criticized for talking like that. Maybe the reason I do it is that I never got the chance to develop a real desire to act. I was acting by the time I was nine so it seemed like a natural thing to do.