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The Big Tent: In Arizona, two candidates are vying in a close race to become the state’s first female senator—a centrist Democrat and a Republican aligning more closely with President Donald Trump. But the centrist wasn’t always so solidly centrist; In Montana, a candidate who “looks less like a standard-bearer of the Democratic Party than like the kind of guy who long ago abandoned it” is trying to show the state’s

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