Hastert’s Seat Goes Blue

Posted by | March 9, 2008 09:28 | Filed under: Top Stories

Democratic businessman Bill Foster won the Illinois seat previously occupied by Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert, in a predominantly Republican district. Predictably, Republicans downplay the significance of this.

“The one thing 2008 has shown is that one election in one state does not prove a trend,” National Republican Congressional Committee spokeswoman Karen Hanretty said in a statement.

Oh yeah? What would Karen say if Nancy Pelosi lost her seat to a Republican?

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