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Maine Democrats celebrate special election ‘repudiation’ of GOP

The Maine Democratic Party on Wednesday hailed their victory in the state Senate District 20 special election as a repudiation of the Republican’s agenda. Democrat Chris Johnson won the special election on Tuesday against Republican Dana Dow. The district has been controlled by Republicans since 2004, when it was reapportioned.…

Wisconsin Democrats defeat two Republican state senators in recall elections

Wisconsin Democrats retract election tampering accusation against Waukesha County clerk Wisconsin Democrats picked up two seats in the state Senate after defeating incumbent Republicans in recall elections on Tuesday, falling short of the three seats needed to gain a majority. Unofficial results show Democratic candidate Jennifer Shilling defeated state Sen.…