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TWO FAMILIES…. We learned fairly early last night that Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R) lost her re-election bid in North Carolina. In fact, it wasn’t especially close, with Democrat Kay Hagan defeating Dole by nine points, 53% to 44%.

It’s worth noting, then, that next year will be the first time in 45 years that there isn’t someone with the last name Dole or Bush holding elected office in Washington America.

Just thought I’d mention it.

Update: I meant, the country, not D.C. George W. Bush was in office from ’96 to ’00, but in Texas.