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February 26, 2013


Kelly Wins Nod in Illinois Special Election

Former Rep. Debbie Halvorson (D) is conceding defeat tonight to Robin Kelly (D) in the special Democratic primary election to replace disgraced former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, the Chicago Tribune reports.

The AP notes Kelly emerged from the pack early "as a leader on gun-control issues.... During the campaign, Bloomberg's super PAC, Independence USA, poured more than $2 million into the race by airing anti-gun ads in her favor."












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