Rick Saccone

Rick Saccone loses again

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone is now zero-for-two in his campaigns for the US House in Pennsylvania this year.<p>Two months after Saccone's stunning loss in a special election for a House seat west of Pittsburgh, Saccone has conceded in the Republican primary for another seat …

Politics

Pennsylvania Republican Rick Saccone just lost his 2nd congressional race this year

Pennsylvania voters participated in their first primaries under the state's new congressional map on Tuesday, and it looks like at least two women …

U.S. Congress

Rick Saccone Back To Battling For Congressional Seat

It's been nearly two months since Republican Congressman Rick Saccone narrowly lost a special election to Democrat Conor Lamb. On Tuesday, Saccone will make another attempt to win a seat in Congress.<p>Transcript<p>LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST:<p>Pennsylvania holds its primaries on Tuesday. And we're going to hear …

Politics

House GOP super PAC posts $15M in first quarter of 2018

The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a top GOP super PAC focused on holding the party's House majority, raked in $15 million during the first …

Republicans

Republicans beware: Union workers are often your margin of victory

Republican candidates often praise former President Ronald Reagan for his ability to win the support of union workers. However, few of these …

Middle-class

Rick Saccone finally concedes to Conor Lamb in PA18 race

Rachel Maddow shares a tweet by Conor Lamb that Rick Saccone, his Republican opponent in the race to represent Pennsylvania's 18th district, called …

Conor Lamb

Rick Saccone Concedes To Conor Lamb

Democrat Conor Lamb announced on Twitter that opponent Rick Saccone called him to concede the race for a Pennsylvania House seat which has been too …

Conor Lamb

Republican Saccone concedes in Pennsylvania race

Democrat Conor Lamb took to Twitter on Wednesday evening, announcing that his opponent, Republican Rick Saccone, had conceded defeat in the narrow race for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District house seat.<p>Lamb tweeted, “Just got off the phone with my opponent, @RickSaccone4PA, who …

Conservative View

Rick Saccone concedes to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special House race

Finishing a race everyone had already forgotten about even though it was just last week, Republican Rick Saccone called Democrat Conor Lamb on …

Conor Lamb

Republican Rick Saccone concedes to Democrat Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special election

More than a week after the polls closed, Republican Rick Saccone has conceded Pennsylvania's special election to his Democratic rival, Conor Lamb.<p>On …

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Trump's advice to 25-year-old self: 'Don't run for president'

At a forum with millennials Thursday, when asked what advice he’d give his 25-year-old self, President Donald Trump said he’d tell him to avoid the …

Donald Trump

Saccone concedes race in 18th District to Lamb

HARRISBURG — Republican State Rep. Rick Saccone has conceded a special congressional election in southwestern Pennsylvania to Democrat Conor Lamb …

Conor Lamb

Rick Saccone Finally Concedes Pennsylvania Race To Conor Lamb

Republican Rick Saccone has conceded in his race against Democrat Conor Lamb for a special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District. It …

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GOP's Saccone concedes to Democrat Lamb in Pennsylvania special House race

Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb in a special U.S. House election in southwestern Pennsylvania Wednesday, eight days after voters went to the polls.<p>Lamb tweeted that Saccone had "congratulated me [and] graciously conceded last Tuesday's election" and said he was …

U.S. Politics

Democrats get high turnout again, this time in Illinois

<b>(CNN) —</b> The primaries in Illinois on Tuesday night were, for the most part melodramatic -- some big names got scares but there were no major upsets.<p>There was, however, some good news for Democrats: In the second of two statewide primaries this year (Texas being the other), turnout was significantly …

Conor Lamb

Republican Rick Saccone concedes 8 days after Pennsylvania special election

<b>(CNN) —</b> Democrat Conor Lamb announced Wednesday that his Republican opponent, Rick Saccone, has conceded in the close special election last week for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.<p>"Just got off the phone with my opponent, @RickSaccone4PA, who congratulated me & graciously conceded last …

Republican Party

Rick Saccone finally concedes Pennsylvania special election

Democratic congressional candidate Conor Lamb said on Wednesday that his GOP opponent Rick Saccone has conceded the narrow special election held in …

Elections

Trump Says There’s ‘No Reason’ GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump seemed eager to do battle with Democrats in this fall’s midterm elections, praising Republican leaders -- and his …

Republicans

SCOTUS rejects GOP challenge to new Pennsylvania House map in boost to Democrats

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a GOP-led request to hold off using a new House map for the state of Pennsylvania, meaning candidates — including …

Charlie Dent

GOP's Rick Saccone won't concede House race he lost -- but is already running again in a different district

Pennsylvania Republican Rick Saccone, who lost a high-profile special election to Democrat Conor Lamb in a district Donald Trump carried by 20 …

Liberal View

The Democrats’ Only Hope: Give Up Leftism for Lambism

Conor Lamb was plenty liberal—Obamacare, union support, more. But he didn’t check every box or play the identity politics game.<p>Somewhere in heaven, …

Politics

Dear Abby: A lesson for the midterms

<b>MT. LEBANON, Pa. —</b> One of the biggest advantages Conor Lamb had in his victory last week in the special election for Western Pennsylvania's 18th …

Politics

Pennsylvania GOP asks for investigation into special election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Pennsylvania's Republican Party is asking for an investigation into Tuesday's special election.<p>The party has asked the Pennsylvania secretary of state to look into "a number of irregularities" it says occurred during voting in the House race between Republican Rick Saccone and …

Conor Lamb

False Stories Crop Up On Voter Fraud After Close Pennsylvania House Race

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) — A Pennsylvania official said no “legitimate claims or complaints” of voter fraud have come up since Tuesday’s closely …

Government

Fake news this week: ‘Trucks full of illegals’ didn’t cast votes in Pennsylvania race

A conservative website falsely reported that “trucks full of illegals” voted in the special House election in southwestern Pennsylvania that saw …

Donald Trump

'Morning Joe': Republicans Are ‘Party of Dishonesty’ and ‘Lies’

Show co-host Mika Brzezinski says the GOP must embrace the real reasons why their candidate lost in the Pennsylvania special election<p>The set of …

Donald Trump

GOP watches vote count in Pa. House race, seeks complaints

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican Party will watch the final vote-counting in a tightly contested U.S. House race in Pennsylvania before deciding …

Politics

Conor Lamb’s Rise in Pennsylvania Scares Republicans—and Democrats

If Conor Lamb’s apparent win in the heart of Trump country is any indication, the Democratic Party will have to widen its ideological tent to …

Democratic Party

Rick Saccone Vies for Redrawn District in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republican Rick Saccone has yet to concede the House race he narrowly lost to Democrat Conor Lamb, but he's already running for a newly …

Government

Trump, GOP work to spin Conor Lamb's win in their favor

Before the election results in Pennsylvania, the president boosted Rick Saccone, and after Conor Lamb's win in the red district, Republicans are …

Politics