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Republican Boustany wins
Louisiana U.S. House runoff

Reuters, by Karen Brooks

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/9/2012 1:04:00 AM

U.S. Representative Charles Boustany defeated fellow Republican Representative Jeff Landry on Saturday in a runoff for a U.S. congressional seat in Louisiana. Boustany won a fifth term, capturing 61 percent of the vote in the southwest Louisiana district, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State´s office. Landry lost his seat after only one term. "Thank you! We couldn´t have done it without you!" read a note on Boustany´s campaign website late on Saturday. The two lawmakers were forced to vie for a single House of Representatives seat after Louisiana's seven

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This is strange to me. But, a win is a win.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 12/9/2012 2:26:29 AM     (No. 9056008)

Where was Bobby in this?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: thelmalou, 12/9/2012 2:44:23 AM     (No. 9056013)

Awesomeness. A moderate beats a Tea Party candidate. :shakingmyhead:


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