Crucial Pennsylvania Special Election Underway

Mar 14, 2018

Voters went to the polls Tuesday for a special congressional election in the heart of western Pennsylvania Trump country that could deliver a gut-punch to Republicans facing an increasingly hostile midterm environment. Conor Lamb, a former federal prosecutor and Marine veteran, is squaring off against Rick Saccone, a Republican state legislator and Air Force veteran. The pair is running to replace former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), who announced his resignation amid a sex scandal last year.