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GOP Pulls Off Huge Special Election Wins In North Carolina, & It’s Great News for Trump 2020

Tuesday night in North Carolina was huge for President Trump and the Republican Party.

It doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile as long as you win.

But if the GOP lost those two special elections last night, it could’ve spelled bad things for 45 in 2020.

Here’s the deal, via The Hill:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Republican Dan Bishop edged out Democrat Dan McCready in the special election on Tuesday to represent North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, narrowly holding on to a House seat that has been in the GOP’s hands for nearly 60 years.

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President Trump also carried the district in 2016 by a nearly 12-point margin over Hillary Clinton, and the special election on Tuesday was seen by Republicans as a sort of testing ground for his political messaging heading into 2020.

Trump tweeted:

Dan Bishop was down 17 points 3 weeks ago. He then asked me for help, we changed his strategy together, and he ran a great race. Big Rally last night. Now it looks like he is going to win. @CNN & @MSNBC are moving their big studio equipment and talent out. Stay tuned!

Greg Murphy is a big winner in North Carolina 03. Much bigger margins than originally anticipated. Congratulations Greg!

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