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Friday, November 19, 2010

Another Seat In The GOP Column

North Carolina House seat officially belongs to Republican Renee Ellmers now as Representative Bob Etheridge holds a press conference to concede, adding to the 60+ seats the GOP took from Democrats in the November 2, 2010 midterms giving Republicans control of the House of Representatives for the 112th Congress.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge is conceding defeat to Republican challenger Renee Ellmers.

Etheridge congratulated Ellmers on Friday afternoon, saying his campaign came up just a little short. A recount that concluded in the morning showed Ellmers with a 1,500-vote advantage out of about 190,000 cast.