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Legislative returns are slow in coming. Looks like Democrats have knocked off 8 GOP incumbents in the Vermont House, adding to their majority.
Democratic candidate/former quarterback Heath Shuler beat Republican Congressman Charles Taylor in North Carolina. Democrats have gained nine seats so far, GOP has picked up none. Won't be long before Democrats take back the House.
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