Dem Lauren Underwood unseats Randy Hultgren in Illinois

Dem Lauren Underwood unseats Randy Hultgren in Illinois
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Democrat Lauren Underwood toppled four-term Rep. Randy HultgrenRandall (Randy) Mark HultgrenIllinois New Members 2019 Republicans must learn from the election mistake on immigration Newly elected Dems downplay midterms results as referendum on Trump MORE (R-Ill.) on Tuesday, scoring a victory for Democrats in a suburban Chicago congressional district.

Underwood, a nurse and health policy expert, made her first run for elected office this year. She previously worked as an adviser in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama administration.

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She will represent the state's 14th Congressional District, which stretches across Naperville, Aurora, Warrenville and other western Chicago suburbs.

Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaNearly the entire country gets it wrong on the minimum wage The Hill's Morning Report — Trump maintains his innocence amid mounting controversies A sea change for sexual conduct on campus MORE and former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden team discussed 2020 run with O'Rourke as VP: report O'Rourke doubles support in CNN poll of Dem presidential race Joaquin Castro says brother Julián is running for president in 2020 MORE held separate rallies to boost Underwood in the final week of the campaign, and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonLanny Davis says Nixon had more respect for the Constitution than Trump Clinton commemorates Sandy Hook anniversary: 'No child should have to fear violence' Sanders, Warren meet ahead of potential 2020 bids MORE helped raise money.

Hultgren, 52, has represented Illinois' 14th Congressional District since 2011. He comfortably won reelection until this year.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpAustralia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israeli capital, won't move embassy Mulvaney will stay on as White House budget chief Trump touts ruling against ObamaCare: ‘Mitch and Nancy’ should pass new health-care law MORE tweeted his endorsement of Hultgren on Election Day.