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How Brian Fitzpatrick won in an ‘atrocious political environment’ for suburban Republicans

November 8, 2018

Candidate for Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., waits in line to vote in Langhorne, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

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Earlier this year, Ed Rendell had doubts about multimillionaire philanthropist Scott Wallace’s campaign for the U.S. House.

Pennsylvania’s former Democratic governor believed that Wallace’s primary opponent, a Navy veteran and woman, stood a better chance of unseating Republican incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick in the general election. So Rendell donated to Rachel Reddick, and helped raise money for her.

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