Who Is Conor Lamb, Winner in a Special House Race in Pennsylvania?

For the Democratic Party, Conor Lamb seemed like a candidate generated from reams of election data mined and analyzed to produce an ideal fit for his Southwestern Pennsylvania congressional district.

A former Marine who favored gun rights, he was culturally conservative enough to appeal to rural voters.

As a federal prosecutor, he cracked down on drug dealers but also offered empathy about the tragedy of opioid addiction.

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