“Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, the chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, conceded defeat Wednesday, a humiliating loss for Democrats and the chair of the party’s campaign arm.
“He was ousted by GOP state lawmaker Mike Lawler, who attacked the five-term congressman over crime and inflation.
“Maloney appeared at the DCCC headquarters in Washington on Wednesday to brief reporters flanked by his husband Randy Florke.
“Growing emotional when discussing his partnership with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and his aides, he praised Democratic Party leadership and his staff at the campaign arm while crediting them with a much closer-than-expected result.”
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