Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell easily wins House primary

Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell easily wins House primary
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Rep. Debbie DingellDeborah (Debbie) Ann DingellOn The Money: Anxious Democrats push for vote on COVID-19 aid | Pelosi, Mnuchin ready to restart talks | Weekly jobless claims increase | Senate treads close to shutdown deadline Anxious Democrats amp up pressure for vote on COVID-19 aid Races heat up for House leadership posts MORE easily won the Democratic primary in Michigan’s 12th District on Tuesday, clearing the way for her reelection to a fourth term in the safe blue district. 

Dingell led Democratic rival Solomon Rajput 72 percent to 28 percent with 35 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press.

Dingell took over the seat from her husband, the late Democratic Rep. John DingellJohn DingellRaces heat up for House leadership posts Democrats flubbed opportunity to capitalize on postal delays COVID-19 bill limiting liability would strike the wrong balance MORE, in 2015. She is co-chairwoman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. 

She will face Republican Jeff Jones in the November general election, whom she soundly defeated in 2016 and 2018.