Heidi Heitkamp: Despite 'bitter' defeat, it would have been worse to not ever run at all

By PBS NewsHour 5 months ago

Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer defeated Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp to win the North Dakota seat. Cramer's victory over Heitkamp effectively flips a state President Donald Trump won by a wide margin in the 2016 election. Addressing the young people who got engaged in the election, Heitkamp said, "It seems like such a bitter thing to lose a race, but the worse thing would be to not ever run at all, to not ever try."

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