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Harper and Nunnelee reelected

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Associated Press has projected Mississippi Congressmen Greg Harper and Alan Nunnelee, both Republicans, as winners in tonight's election.

Harper, of Pearl, who represents Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District, first won the seat November 2008. The 56-year-old says he's focused on his work on the Energy and Commerce Committee.

Nunnelee, of Tupelo, who represents Mississippi's 1st Congressional District, first won the seat November 2010. The 54-year-old is a former state senator.

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