Democrats flip 36th GOP-held state legislative seat with Florida win

Democrats picked off another Republican-held state legislative seat in a special election Tuesday -- this time a suburban, Sarasota-area district in Florida.

Margaret Good's win over James Buchanan -- the Republican whose father is US Rep. Vern Buchanan -- is another worrying sign for national Republicans headed into next fall's midterm elections. Good won by 7 percentage points in a district that President Donald Trump carried by 5 points in the 2016 election. That swing in Democrats' direction made the Florida contest the 36th GOP-held state legis...