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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, by winning the Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress. (AP Photo/Jim Monem File)
Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary winThe nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Ryan's retirement fuels Democrats' hopes of picking up seatHouse Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling hopes among Democrats that they can pick up the seat that leans Republican
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., asks a question at a House Committee on Financial Services hearing in Washington. Ellison decided to leave Congress for a chance to make a difference as his state's attorney general, but an ex-girlfriend's late accusation of domestic abuse clouded what had been his race to lose. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primaryRep. Keith Ellison, the Muslim elected to Congress, won his party's nomination for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Republican U.S. Senate candidates Leah Vukmir, right, and Kevin Nicholson debate in Milwaukee. Nicholson, running as an outsider, is running against Vukmir, a 15-year veteran of the Legislature who had the state GOP endorsement. The Republican primary battle for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat pits two loyalists to President Donald Trump who agree on most of the issues. (Tyger Williams/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File)
The Latest: Leah Vukmir wins Wisconsin GOP Senate primaryA Wisconsin state senator and close ally to Gov. Scott Walker has defeated a former Marine who cast himself as a political outsider in the state's Republican primary for U.S. Senate
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Ex-Meriden, Connecticut, Mayor Manny Santos wins GOP nod for House seat left by Esty, who bungled sex harassment claimsEx-Meriden, Connecticut, Mayor Manny Santos wins GOP nod for House seat left by Esty, who bungled sex harassment claims
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. Walker won the Republican primary in Wisconsin on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, dispensing nominal opposition as he mounts bid for a third term. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Evers wins Democratic primary, will face WalkerWisconsin state schools chief Tony Evers won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday and will face Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November as he seeks a third term
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Lamont wins Democratic primary for Connecticut governorConnecticut businessman Ned Lamont has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Tuesday's primary
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, by winning the Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress. (AP Photo/Jim Monem File)
Somali-American wins Minnesota Democratic US House primarySomali-American legislator Ilhan Omar has won a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
DNC vice chair Keith Ellison, 1st Muslim elected to Congress, wins Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney generalDNC vice chair Keith Ellison, 1st Muslim elected to Congress, wins Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney general
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence herFormer White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declares she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
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