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The remaking of the Democratic Party is happening on a small scale with a long horizon.

Results from Michigan, Kansas and Washington state.

Brenda Jones, who holds the second-most-powerful political job in Detroit, must now consider whether to give it up for a few short weeks — just 18 legislative days — in Congress.

Days before President Trump makes an appearance, a new Monmouth University poll suggests that the Aug. 7 special election in Ohio's 12th Congressional District has become a toss-up.

Ryan, who lectured interns Wednesday on civility in politics, told reporters that he separated Lewis's past career with his present service as a lawmaker.

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The low-key Ohioan's remark on a “Hardball” segment with Chris Matthews quickly became the first big gaffe of his campaign.

The party's ads are focusing more on Democratic nominee Danny O'Connor — his résumé, his political affiliations and his donations — as Democrats fold the tax cut into their own messaging.

"There are experts that will be able to judge whether it’s accurate,” said the California Republican.

Because this is probably not the last “stunt” vote we'll see before the midterms, here's a guide to the outliers.

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