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Rob Quist, the Democrat who's running for an open U.S. House race in Montana, campaigns at the University of Montana on April 27, 2017. Quist is a political newcomer who's a well-known country singer in the state. Josh Burnham/Montana Public Radio hide caption

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A Singing Cowboy, A Millionaire And Rifles Dominate Montana Special Election

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Ron Estes was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Kansas' 4th District on Tuesday. He greeted supporters in Wichita following his victory. Nadya Faulx/KMUW hide caption

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House Speaker Paul Ryan told the media Thursday night that the House would be "proceeding" with the Republican health care bill on Friday, after a meeting with lawmakers. Thursday's vote had been delayed. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talk on Capitol Hill in 2014. Both are expected to win their primaries for re-election Tuesday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Incumbents Poised For Big Wins Despite All The Attention On Outsiders

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Democratic House candidate Tim Canova, a former adviser to Bernie Sanders, is challenging Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Endorses The Man Trying To Unseat The Democratic Party Chair

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R- Wis., at a news conference following a meeting of House Republicans on Tuesday night. Ryan says he will run for House speaker if the disparate GOP factions can get behind him. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at a news conference in July, as Speaker John Boehner looks on. McCarthy announced Monday he would run to replace Boehner, who is resigning. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Pressure is building within House Speaker John Boehner's conference to oust him. Boehner is likely to hold off a challenge — for now. But he could decide to call it quits at the end of this term. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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House Speaker John Boehner is yet again facing a backlash from conservatives over his approach in trying to avoid a government shutdown. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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