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Special election loss narrows Republican lead in Congress

Posted on AllSides February 14th, 2024
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A Democrat flipped a Republican congressional seat in New York this week with a campaign that echoed traditional Republican messaging. Newly elected U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-N.Y., won a special election on Tuesday night to fill the seat formerly held by Rep. George Santos, whom the House expelled in December. Suozzi won a decisive victory over Republican challenger Mazi Pilip with 53.9 percent of the vote. “We know that this race was fought amid a closely divided electorate,” Suozzi said in his victory speech. “This race was centered on immigration...

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