DENVER (AP) — Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs has won election to a fifth term in Congress in Colorado’s most Republican district.

The Republican defeated Democratic challenger Irv Halter in the 5th Congressional District, centered in Colorado Springs.

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Lamborn faced a lively challenge from Halter, a retired Air Force major general.

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Halter and even some fellow Republicans criticized Lamborn for urging generals who disagreed with President Barack Obama to resign “in a blaze of glory.”

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The remarks were made as the military stepped up its campaign against the Islamic State militant group. Lamborn said later that he wasn’t referring to current military policy.

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