Hastert’s Seat Goes Blue
Democratic businessman Bill Foster won the Illinois seat previously occupied by Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert, in a predominantly Republican district. Predictably, Republicans downplay the significance of this.
“The one thing 2008 has shown is that one election in one state does not prove a trend,” National Republican Congressional Committee spokeswoman Karen Hanretty said in a statement.
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