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Bucks congressional district trades one Fitzpatrick for another

Bucks congressional district trades one Fitzpatrick for another

Voters in Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District shouldn't have trouble remembering the name of their new congressman.

Out goes Congressman Fitzpatrick. And in comes Congressman Fitzpatrick.

Republican Brian Fitzpatrick picked up the baton of legislative duties Tuesday from his older brother, Michael, who concluded his third consecutive term in the U.S. House.

He carried over some staffers from his familiar predecessor, whom the incoming Fitzpatrick described as a "mentor." But the 43-year-old former FBI supervisory special agent sought immediately to outline ways in which he could define himself beyond the familiar name.

Brian Fitzpatrick introduced...

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