Still, no Democrat has ever held that seat. What a shocker it was won by a Republican.
Here, speaking of special elections ... check this out ... from November, 2009 ...
A Democrat takes a House seat held by Republicans for 139 years in 2009 ... what happened to Democrats in the House the following year?Democrat wins hard-fought N.Y. House special election
Democrat Bill Owens took a surprising victory in a special election Tuesday in Upstate New York, winning a House seat that Republicans had controlled since 1872 and, in the process, potentially deepening a split that emerged within the GOP during the campaign.
You righties are making the same mistake the left made when they tried reading into Bill Owens' unexpected win in 2009.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers