Labour MPs 'honoured, humbled and thrilled'

Labour MPs Stephen Doughty and Lucy Powell both tweeted they were "honoured" after their by-election victories.

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Honoured and humbled to be elected as the new Labour and Coop MP for Cardiff South and Penarth!

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Honoured and thrilled to be elected. Big vote for Labour and huge rejection of Tory-Lib Dem gov. Off to bed now #PuttingMCRFirst

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