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MADISON, Wis. | Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Democratic win in another Wisconsin special election has the party within striking distance of recapturing the state Senate and ending Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans’ stranglehold on state government, a priority for Democrats nationally as another round of redistricting nears. Many in the party acknowledge overlooking local races … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  | Opposition election win in Malaysia ups economic uncertainty

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — The election victory of opposition parties led by Malaysia’s former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad has raised uncertainty for the economy and for big projects linked to China’s regional infrastructure initiative. However, analysts said Thursday that Mahathir’s strong track record in handling the Asian financial crisis of two decades ago could put … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  | Opposition election win in Malaysia ups economic uncertainty