Ted Cruz appeared with him at a campaign rally in Wichita on Monday.
Thompson's strong showing will likely also energize progressives further and boost Democratic recruitment.
The outcome was a shot across the bow of national Republicans as the party faces three more special elections in Georgia, Montana and SC.
Pompeo repeatedly won with big margins, and President Donald Trump carried the district easily a year ago.
The tally, with a few provisional votes left to count, was 53 percent Estes, 46 percent Thompson. (Democratic nominee James Thompson regularly referred to his opponent as "Brownbacker Ron Estes.") That won't be the case in many districts the two parties fight over in 2018. "You play every game". And Estes' struggles were also seen as a rebuke to unpopular Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Nor was Rep. -elect Ron Estes, the state treasurer, a particularly flawed GOP candidate. This was a special election to replace Mike Pompeo, who is now the CIA Director.
It was the first special congressional election since Donald Trump's election as president.
The race to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo, who resigned to become the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was the first big test of Democratic anger of Trump. Trump won 60 percent of the votes cast in the 17-county congressional district this past November.
Now, the resistance turns to Georgia, which holds a closely watched special election next week.
China working on the North Korean problem
A top U.S. security adviser told ABC News there was consensus with China that this was a situation that "could not continue". In a show of force at a time of rising tensions with the US, North Korea has showcased its new missile arsenal to the world.
"On the Democratic side, they're putting a lot of chips on Mr. Ossoff winning, and on the Republican side, this is a seat that's been red since its creation in one of the reddest states in the country, so the stakes are high on both sides", said Channel 2 political analyst Bill Crane.
Estes, however, is set to prevail by less than 7 points, a warning sign for the House Republican majority less than 100 days into the Trump administration. A tally Tuesday morning showed more than 12,600 donors to Thompson.
"That certainly is going to shape how we look at the remaining special elections and the general elections next year". Pompeo cruised to re-election in November with 61 percent of the vote.
The district went for Trump in November, but only by single digits, raising Democratic hopes of another boost before the important 2018 elections.
"I would not say this is any kind of referendum on Donald Trump", Kansas Republican Party chairman Kelly Arnold said pre-election. He said he and his wife, Crystal, voted for Republican Ron Estes "just to support Trump". "I wanted to do everything I could to help turnout".
The special election was considered a bellwether of how Republicans might fare in next year's midterm elections, with anti-Trump sentiments among many voters. "A wonderful guy, I need his help on Healthcare & Tax Cuts (Reform)", Trump tweeted. The seat, which Pompeo won with almost 61 percent of the vote in November, looked until recently like a lock for Estes, the state treasurer since 2011.
Trump tells callers in the recording that Estes "needs your vote and needs it badly". After private polling showed Estes ahead by only a slim margin for such a reliably Republican district, the NRCC launched a late TV ad bashing Thompson and backing Estes, followed by a flurry of big-name rescue efforts: House Speaker Paul Ryan sent out a fundraising pitch for Estes, Sen. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence recorded get-out-the-vote calls on his behalf and Sen.
Then again, if, as we suspect, Bixby won't be such a big deal, it shouldn't matter that the S8's flagship feature is missing. Therefore, shipping the Galaxy S8 with a crippled Bixby makes the entire thing more confounding.
Any updates or changes to the schedule or the event itself will be posted on the Auburn Parks and Recreation's Facebook page. In 1993, it was moved once more to its current location, and it has found its home in Kiesel Park for the last 25 years.
After casting his ballot in his native Guayaquil, Lasso said he voted "for change, so Ecuador can recover its freedom". The head of the electoral council, a favorite punching bag of the opposition, appealed for calm.
After all , Selena has been pretty much doing that as she's traveled across various continents with The Weeknd while he's on tour. Recently, the couple was spotted expressing affection for each other at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2017.
Dao was the only passenger who did not agree to leave after being chosen. "Currently, (Dao and his family) are focused only on Dr. The United CEO had previously referred to Dao as a " disruptive and belligerent passenger " in an internal company communication.
Alderman Mike Zalewski said he did not know who will represent the airline before the city council's Aviation Committee. Three other passengers eventually agreed to leave, but Dao insisted he needed to return home to care for patients.
Speaking in a press conference, Tuchel said: "Compared to what happened on Tuesday, the importance of the game is zero". Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin admitted football was far from his mind, particularly in the opening 45 minutes.
The fact that Nowitzki smiled through it all signaled to me that this was, indeed, a no-harm, no-foul production. They playfully engaged with one another as if they had been teammates for years, not hours. " He's not bad.
Of course, the Bulldogs also were faced with the historical mountain of having never played in a Final Four game either. The Gamecocks were down as many as 14 in the second half, but responded with 14 straight points to tie it at 65.
Cote goes out as one of the most accomplished Canadian fighters in MMA history. "If he wants a rematch, he can have his rematch". The lines might be a bit reputation-based, but Mousasi has won four consecutive fights whereas Weidman has lost his last two.
According to their website , the public can submit potential names for the male calf and/or vote for their favorite names . A 4-hour video of the birth posted to YouTube has garnered 13.6 million views in fewer than 24 hours.
The Red Devils are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, with a trip to the Etihad Stadium on the horizon on April 27. The result boosted United's chances of finishing in the top four and continued their long unbeaten run in the Premier League.
Gorsuch confirmed; Senate approves Trump nominee, 54-45
Vice President Mike Pence presided over the final vote Friday, even though his vote as a tie-breaker was not necessary. Most experts expect Gorsuch to be more aligned with the court's two conservatives, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas.
Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS
The train will run from Visakhapatnam Railway Station to Araku through video conference from Bhubaneswar through video conference. Distinct features like the glass roof inside these new coaches will now allows the commuters to enjoy the outside view.
Kompany ends 20-month City goal drought in Southampton win
He told Sky Sports: "We're delighted with the clean sheet and the performance". "That in Italy and Spain does not happen". That is why I am so glad for the fans we have because it is the first time in my life I have experienced that'.
Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to U.S.
U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson is greeted by Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right back to the camera, during their talks in Moscow , Russia, April 12, 2017.
Bulls beat Celtics 101-94; Thomas plays after sister's death
The Bulls were among the first National Basketball Association teams to release a statement of condolence for Thomas on Saturday. Condolences have poured in from around the league, from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and various players and friends.
Cavaliers to sign Dahntay Jones for playoffs
Throughout the season, in the rare times they did get to practice, they worked on defensive strategies with the playoffs in mind. The numbers, the accolades, the publicity is all less important than bringing home the title at the end of the season.
Elon Musk Says Tesla Semi To Be Unveiled in September
Musk also came us a timeframe for the Tesla pickup truck-another project that was briefly mention in the Master Plan, Part Deux . Proponents believe Tesla's stock rally and high valuation are justified based on long-term expectations for growth.
Paul Manafort May Register as a Foreign Agent
The Trump administration has faced criticism over the foreign ties of former campaign advisers and other close Trump aides. Gates joined Manafort in working for the Trump campaign and stayed on after Manafort resigned in August.