Democratic Primary

Dems Turn from Status Quo in Decisive Hawaii Primary

Dems Turn from Status Quo in Decisive Hawaii Primary
In a stunning defeat for an incumbent, Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was unseated by a fellow Democrat in Saturday's primary election, as voters chose state Sen. David Ige as their nominee in one of two marquee races that have divided the party. Abercrombie had tried to hold onto his seat while disgruntled voters turned their allegiance to Ige, who promised to bring a less confrontational political style. Voters rewarded Ige with a decisive victory.
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Cathy Bussewitz
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Labor Could Turn Tide of Heated St. Louis Primary as Incumbent Labeled Aggressively 'Anti-Union'

Labor Could Turn Tide of Heated St. Louis Primary as Incumbent Labeled Aggressively 'Anti-Union'
St. Louis County Council member Steve Stenger is asking labor to help him in his bid to become County Executive, claiming incumbent Charlie Dooley’s anti-union record should be enough to encourage union members to get out the vote. With low turnout likely (65,000 of the county’s 700,000+ voters are expected to make it to the polls for the August 5th Democratic primary), every vote will count.
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For Hillary, Presidency is 'Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling'

For Hillary, Presidency is 'Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling'
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she knows she has a decision to make about running to become the first female president, and believes "we need to break down that highest, hardest glass ceiling in American politics."
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de Blasio Wins Democratic Primary, Might Need Run-Off Before NYC's Mayoral General Election

de Blasio Wins Democratic Primary, Might Need Run-Off Before NYC's Mayoral General Election
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, who ran an upstart campaign pledging to fight New York City's economic inequality, emerged as the surprising top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks — and another electoral fight — before becoming his party's nominee.
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Jonathan Lemire
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