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JD Vance Shows Trump’s Enduring GOP Grip With Ohio Primary Win

  • GOP Senate Race was defined by displays of fealty to Trump
  • Vance faces Democrat Ryan, who’s pressing working-class issues
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Trump Still Holds Sway Over Midterm Elections
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Venture capitalist JD Vance’s come-from-behind victory in a crowded Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Ohio produced another winner: former President Donald Trump. 

Vance, making his first bid for public office, defeated six other candidates in Tuesday’s Republican primary contest. All but one of the leading contenders had cast themselves as standard bearers of Trump’s “America First Movement.”