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Michigan Democrats pick women for every statewide race in November

On Tuesday, Michigan Democrats selected former Democratic state Senate leader Gretchen Whitmer as their nominee for governor, but they also renominated Sen. Debbie Strabenow, picked Joyce Benson for secretary of state, and chose Dana Nessel for attorney general. Which means that every Democratic nominee for statewide office is a woman. Benson is a lawyer and former dean of Wayne State University Law School, and Nessel is a criminal defense attorney perhaps most famous this year for this campaign ad:

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News Posted By: theweek - Tuesday, 7 August, 2018