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Pennsylvania special election: Trump praises Keller for victory

President Trump and Fred Keller, Republican candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional district.
President Trump and Fred Keller at a rally in Pennsylvania Monday. Phot: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Republican state lawmaker Fred Keller easily won the vacant U.S. House election in a special election in Pennsylvania Tuesday night, the PA Post reports.

Great news for Republicans: Fred Keller has just won the hard fought for Pennsylvania Congressional contest in a LANDSLIDE, over 70% of the vote. Thanks to the thousands who showed up for the Rally last night. Congratulations to Fred and his wonderful family!
— President Trump's tweet