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Won Denny Hastert's seat in close race in swing district

Foster holds the seat recently vacated by Republican former House speaker Dennis Hastert. He won it 53-47 in a special election in March 2008 after winning the Democratic primary by 400 votes. He wasn't strongly opposed in the November 2008 election and held on to his seat. Obama beat McCain here, perhaps out of home state loyalty, but it's really a swing district. Bush trounced Kerry in Foster's district 55-45. [Foster lost in Nov. 2010 to Randy Hultgren].
Source: Take Back America, by Dick Morris, p.227-228 , Apr 13, 2010

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