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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Rural America helps GOP wave

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ST. PAUL -- Rural districts gave Republicans much of the boost they needed to take control of the U.S. House.

Bill Bishop and Julie Ardery of the Daily Yonder online newspaper, which covers rural issues, reported that "two-thirds of the 60 House seats switching from Democrat to Republican in this election were in the congressional districts with the most rural voters."

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