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Thompson Wins GOP Senate Primary Race

Written By: M.D. Kittle - Wisconsin Reporter  |  Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

While the early favorite may have been knocked off his pedestal in recent weeks, Tommy Thompson on Tuesday showed his three younger competitors why he's still the man in Wisconsin politics, securing Wisconsin's GOP nomination for U.S. Senate.

"We are taking back America," Thompson told a crowd of rowdy supporters in Pewaukee during a classic Tommy animated acceptance speech.

He now faces 2nd District Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin in November. The Madison Democrat did not face a primary opponent in the race for the seat being vacated by long-serving U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Milwaukee.

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