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    Dingell, Walberg cruise to easy primary victories

    Tuesday night, an incumbent and the wife of a retiring incumbent cruised to victory in their respective party's primaries.

    Debbie Dingell defeated Raymond Mullins for the Democratic nomination to succeed her husband John in the Twelfth Congressional District, which includes Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and surrounding areas of eastern Washtenaw County as well as western and southern Wayne County.

    Tim Walberg fended off challenger Douglas North for the Republican nomination in the Seventh Congressional District, which encompasses western and northern Washtenaw County along with a wide swath of southern Michigan extending from Monroe County to Branch County, as well as the counties of Jackson and Eaton.

    I thought these would be blowouts, and they were.

    "My friend Vince Lamb often comments that Americans will take all manner of social, economic and political abuse, but will rise up with righteous fury when you disturb their Entertainment."-Michael Varian Daly

    by Neon Vincent on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 09:41:45 PM PDT

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