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Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

AP Photo/Chuck Burton COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republicans retained control of Mick Mulvaney’s U.S. House seat, with Ralph Norman winning a special election victory that was closer than expected in South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District. The GOP had strong hopes it would hold onto the district, where President Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by more than 18 percentage points. Mulvaney rode a tea party wave to victory in the 5th District in 2010, defeating a three-decade Democratic incumbent. Norman, a former state lawmaker who … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Republican…

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