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Voters Head to Polls in Four States for Primaries

HeadlineAug 14, 2018
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It’s Primary Day in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin. In Vermont, Christine Hallquist is attempting to make history by becoming the first transgender major-party gubernatorial nominee in U.S. history. She is running in the Democratic primary. In Minnesota, there are several closely watched primary races, including one for Al Franken’s old Senate seat. Senator Tina Smith, who was appointed to fill Franken’s seat, is running in the Democratic primary against Richard Painter, a former White House ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush.

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