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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Polls close for Minnesota, Wisconsin primaries

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Democratic Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is advancing to the November general election after facing no opposition from her own party. She faces a tough re-election bid against one of two loyalists to President Donald Trump who are seeking … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Polls close for Minnesota, Wisconsin primaries

MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

MADISON, Wis — Democrats fought to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest on Tuesday as the 2018 primary season roared through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump’s appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend longtime political trends this fall and beyond. At the same time, accusations of domestic violence involving the … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’