Wednesday, June 07, 2006

A moral victory

That and two bucks gets you a cup of coffee. Getting the most votes in an election gets you a seat (‘tainted’ or not) in Congress. No amount of Allison Hoffman’s blather changes that.
Bilbray keeps scandal-tainted U.S. House seat in GOP hands

By ALLISON HOFFMAN, Associated Press Writer

Wednesday, June 7, 2006

(06-07) 11:02 PDT SAN DIEGO, (AP) --

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Bilbray held off a stiff Democratic challenge and will return to Congress to complete the last seven months of the term of Randy "Duke" Cunningham, now in jail for taking millions in bribes.

Bilbray won't have much time to savor his victory Tuesday over school board member Florence Busby — the two now will campaign for the November election that will determine who holds the seat for the next two years…


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