GOP wins one N.C. congressional seat, but all eyes are on the second

Polls closed Tuesday in a special election for a vacant seat in a Republican-leaning House district, a race that could provide clues about President Donald Trump’s reelection prospects and Republican chances of retaking the House in 2020. Republican contender Dan Bishop, a state senator, was hoping a pair of visits Monday to the GOP-leaning district by both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence would boost him to victory over…

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