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Trump lost the congressional district around Omaha while GOP Rep. Donald Bacon beat Democrat Kara Eastman, 50.8% to 46.1%. The Omaha News-Herald noted, “As Election Day approached, Bacon was considered the most vulnerable GOP incumbent in the country.” bit.ly/32dMZd2
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The House race featured a rematch from 2018, w GOP Rep. Don Bacon facing a rematch against outspoken progressive Kara Eastman. Bacon EXPANDED his margin from 2018, winning by 5 (he won by 2 in 2018). Lotta crossover Biden-Bacon voters in the race.
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