Hillary Clinton coasted to victory in West Virginia, in what many have pointed out is her strongest region (Appalachia), winning approximately two-thirds of the vote. But the bigger news came out of a few other states. In Mississippi, the Democrat Travis Childers won a special election for an open House seat.
|By: Cliff Schecter Tuesday May 13, 2008 7:26 am|
Stepping away from the presidential race for a moment, there is special election for a House seat in Mississippi today. Why is this so important?Because Democrats, against serious odds, have already plucked two seats away from Republicans in ruby red districts in special elections (including Denny Hastert’s seat–awkward!). Three would seem to indicate a pattern.And the polls show this thing could go either way (Democrat Travis Childers almost won outright, missing