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“I'm proud that you helped me refuse corporate PAC money.”

Conor Lamb
in an election night speech.
Mar. 13, 2018

Did Conor Lamb ‘refuse corporate PAC money’ in the District 18 special election?

He might be the District 18 rep. He’ll definitely be a candidate again.

Lamb speech

When Democrat Conor Lamb took the stage inside a Canonsburg ballroom brimming with supporters and news media on election night, he claimed victory in what amounted to one of the massive political upsets of the Trump Era. And he was clear that they’d managed this feat not with the financial backing of corporations, but with a grassroots network and a slew of small-money contributions.

“I’m proud that you helped me refuse corporate PAC money,” he said to applause.