Tri-state region sends incumbents back to D.C.

    It was a great day for incumbents in the tri-state region, as every single U.S. senator and congressmen won re-election yesterday.

    Democratic Senators Tom Carper of Delaware, Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania topped the list. Only Casey was given even a nervous moment by his Republican challenger.


    In the Seventh District in Philadelphia’s western suburbs, Pat Meehan joined other members of the Republicans’ big 2010 freshman class in winning re-election. In Delaware, first-term Democrat John Carney did the same.

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    Other long-time members of Congress from the region all won: Chaka Fattah, Bob Brady, Joe Pitts, Allyson Schwartz, Rob Andrews, Frank LoBiondo, Rush Holt and Chris Smith.

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