The Associated Press - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is lending the weight of the White House to a congressional candidate who hopes to keep a Pittsburgh-area House seat in Republican hands.
Trump plans a rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night for Rick Saccone, a state representative in a tight race against Conor Lamb, a former Marine and federal prosecutor who's never run for office before.
The election is Tuesday.
Trump easily won the district in the 2016 presidential race. And the former eight-term incumbent, Tim Murphy, never had a close election, and didn't even have a Democratic challenger in his last two elections.
Murphy quit last fall after his hometown newspaper reported he had suggested a mistress get an abortion when they thought she might be pregnant.Get breaking news, weather, and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet.
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