Republicans gain seats in Congress U.S. history

Republicans gain seats in Congress U.S. history

Walnut Grove : WA : USA | Sep 13, 2011 at 11:09 PM PDT
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U.S. Republican Party early elections won a seat in Congress from New York who had been held by Democrats for almost 90 years.

The Conservative candidate, businessman television, 70 years Robert Turner defeated in this election that include the areas of Brooklyn and Queens.

The vote was anticipated after the owner, Anthony Weiner, resigned in June by a sex scandal.

Weiner led to the scandal by sending obscene photographs of himself to a woman for Twitter.

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