Democrat Niki Tsongas defeated Republican Jim Ogonowski
Tuesday night to win a vacant seat in Congress from a district north of Boston.
Family ties factored heavily into the campaign. She is the widow of former senator and presidential candidate Paul Tsongas. He is the brother of a pilot who flew American Flight 11 when it crashed into the World Trade Center. In the end, though, Tsongas credited her ideas more than her name for her victory.
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