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Mike Flood Wins Fortenberry’s Seat

By Gordon HopkinsMike Flood has won the special election on Tuesday, June 28, held to replace Jeff Fortenberry, who resigned earlier this year from the First Congressional District in Nebraska.Flood entered the race after the incumbent, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, District One, was charged with lying to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). Flood cited concerns that Fortenberry's legal woes would keep him from focusing on re-election. Fortenberry was then convicted and he was sentenced the same day as the election.The First Congressional District covers 12 counties: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Lancaster, Madison, Platte, Polk...


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