Dole Loss Ends Bush/Dole Era

Clips, Reporting, Slate

A piece I worked on as part of the 2008 Election coverage:

Republican North Carolina incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Dole’s loss means that for the first time in more than three decades, there won’t be a Dole or Bush in office. Dole lost her seat to Democrat Kay Hagan. With 13 percent of precincts reporting at 8:45 p.m., Hagan led 57-41 with a lead of 245,000 votes. Most major networks called the race for Hagan before 9 p.m. In fact, Hagan was doing better than Barack Obama in many counties.

Read the full post on slate.com

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