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'Old Bulls' in the House lose long-held seats

It's been a tough night for some long-serving House Democrats.

At this hour, Democrats have lost in 45 congressional districts. Several of those defeated have served in Congress for over two decades.

Reps. John Spratt of South Carolina and Rick Boucher of Virginia were both first elected to the House in 1982.

Ike Skelton of Missouri, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has served since 1976.

Chet Edwards of Texas began his career in Congress in 1990.

Rep. Earl Pomeroy of North Dakota, who was running for a tenth term, was first elected in 1992.

All five were defeated tonight.

Between just those five "Old Bulls," that's 128 combined years of service in the chamber.