Should Democrats Be Encouraged By Election Results In Arizona's 8th Congressional District?

Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 2:47pm
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Former state Sen. Debbie Lesko (left) and physician Hiral Tipirneni.

Republican Debbie Lesko won yesterday’s special election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, beating Democrat Hiral Tipirneni by about 5 percent.

What could this result may mean for this fall’s midterm elections?

A number of the headlines after the election are about how Lesko won, but that Democrats should be encouraged by Tipirneni’s showing.

The Show talked with Reid Wilson, a national correspondent with The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., to find out what he’s hearing in the nation’s capital.

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