What a difference a year of Trump makes. Democrats won a special election in Missouri yesterday in a district that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

Democrat Mike Revis won Missouri's 97th Legislative District Seat by 3 points; in 2016, Trump carried the district by nearly 28 points. This amounts to a 31-point shift toward Democrats in that district, and the 35th legislative pickup for Democrats since Donald Trump took the oath of office last year.

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The special election campaign to fill Montana's open at large congressional seat took a violent turn Wednesday night when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, allegedly body slammed Ben Jacobs, a reporter with The Guardian, who was asking him a question about the Republican health care plan.

Ben Jacobs described the assault from the back of an ambulance:

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