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U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) speaks during a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Ellmers is up for re-election as are the other nine Republican representatives from North Carolina. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) speaks during a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Ellmers is up for re-election as are the other nine Republican representatives from North Carolina. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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North Carolina has 13 members in the U.S. House of Representatives. Of those members, 10 are Republicans. All 10 are running for another term and some of them are facing challenges from the more conservative wing of their party.

But as Jeff Tiberii from Here & Now contributor WUNC reports, even in an election cycle dominated by political outsiders, unseating an incumbent can be a difficult task. He speaks with Representatives Renee Ellmers and Walter Jones on the upcoming election, as well as those running against the incumbents.

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This segment aired on December 15, 2015.

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