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AZ-03: Shadegg Wins

Good news:

Republican U.S. Rep. John Shadegg weathered a bitter campaign and sailed to a clear victory Tuesday over Democrat Bob Lord, earning his eighth term representing the northeast Valley’s 3rd congressional district amid a sea of Democratic victories.

“It was a phenomenonally nasty race,” said Shadegg, speaking from the Arizona Biltmore as John McCain began his concession speech. “I think, sadly, Bob Lord allowed himself to be used to just do a hatchet job and it backfired.”

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