I'm going to reach out to everybody, Democrat, Republican and independent. I'm going to work with all the people in the district, and whether they're an 'R' or a 'D' doesn't matter.
— Vern Buchanan
Anytime you have a tight race and you lose, it's not pleasant.
My kids have played sports all their life, and one thing I've tried to teach them when you lose, you try to be a gentleman about it.