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Wed Nov 7, 2018, 01:05 AM

Close and closely watched 2nd District House race goes to Rep. Don Bacon

Source: Omaha World Herald

By Roseann Moring

The midterm blue wave hit a Sarpy County firewall as Congressman Don Bacon earned a second term in the House of Representatives by fending off a challenge from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

Bacon, 54, is a retired Air Force brigadier general who made bipartisanship and civility a centerpiece of his campaign.

But he also fired up Republican stalwarts by leaning in to sharing a stage with President Donald Trump and promoting issues such as the recent tax overhaul bill.

Bacon was several percentage points ahead all night in a district that has been described as one of the closest in the country.



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Algernon Moncrieff Nov 7 #1

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Wed Nov 7, 2018, 06:48 AM

1. Eastman ran a good campaign.

Disappointed she didn't win. I'm hoping she'll consider running for Omaha Mayor.

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