After a long night of counting ballots in Pennsylvania’s District 18 special House election, Democrat Connor Lamb claimed an upset victory against GOP congressman Rick Saccone.
But the votes were so close on Tuesday night that even the Associated Press decided to sleep on making a final call, with absentee ballots still coming in.
In 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump won the district by double digits. Now, Pennsylvania's results echo Republican Roy Moore’s stunning loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election last December.
Has District 18 really gone blue? Or is it a purple flap? And what does this mean for midterm elections in November? We get the latest from POLITICO reporter Gabriel Debenedetti.
With guest host Libby Denkmann.