Headline RoundupJune 21st, 2022

Democrats, Republicans Face Tests in Tuesday's Primaries

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On Tuesday, voters are going to the polls in Washington, D.C., Virginia, Alabama and Georgia to decide primary and runoff elections — races that will bring further insight into what to expect going into the 2022 midterm elections in November.

In D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser is facing strong primary competition from D.C. Council member Robert White, who has solid name recognition. In Alabama and Georgia, there are closely watched runoff elections between Mo Brooks and Katie Britt (for the Alabama Senate seat) and Vernon Jones and Mike Collins (for a Georgia House seat).

In Virginia, there is a competitive race in the Republican primary in the state's coastal 2nd District, and six Republicans are seeking to have the chance to run against vulnerable Democratic incumbent Rep. Abigail Spanberger in the 7th District..

Coverage from across the political spectrum highlighted the primaries and runoffs, especially in D.C., Georgia and Alabama.

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