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Kiggans Flips Virginia’s 2nd District for Republicans

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Although the predicted red wave did not occur, Republicans still managed to take control of the House. One of the seats they flipped was Virginia’s 2nd District, where State Senator Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) unseated Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.).

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Although the predicted red wave did not occur, Republicans still managed to take control of the House. One of the seats they flipped was Virginia’s 2nd District, where State Senator Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) unseated Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.).

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The so-called Great Resignation — the historic jump in the number of Americans quitting jobs — may not be so great after all. The average length of time an American worker stays at a job, it turns out, is the same compared to pre-pandemic times, according to a new government survey.

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