Democrat Conor Lamb Appears To Have Won Pa. Special Election. Here's What It Means

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Updated at 3:50 p.m. ET Democrat Conor Lamb appears to have won the special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, defeating Republican Rick Saccone in an upset for President Trump and congressional Republicans, based on a review of the vote by member station WESA and barring a recount. That a Democrat is even close in this Western Pennsylvania congressional district can mean only one thing — bad news for Republicans in this midterm year. "We should be able to elect a box of hammers in this district," veteran Republican strategist Mike Murphy told the Washington Post's Robert Costa . "If we're losing here, you can bet there is a Democratic wave coming." Why the alarm bells? Consider: Not only is this a district President Trump won by...

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Democrat Conor Lamb Appears To Have Won Pa. Special Election. Here's What It Means

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