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Election Results

Claire McCaskill beat incumbent Bob Holden in the Missouri Democratic primary for governor, which will make this seat much harder for the Republicans to pick up. Missourians enacted a same-sex marriage ban. And in Kansas, conservative Kris Kobach appears to have very narrowly beaten Adam Taff in the primary for the Third District in the U.S. House.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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