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Long-time Iowa Sen. Grassley wins GOP primary

The longtime senator defeated one challenger in the primary

Published: June 7, 2022 9:52pm

Updated: June 7, 2022 10:31pm

Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley on Tuesday defeated Republican state Sen. Jim Carlin in the GOP primary.

The Democratic U.S. Senate primary race in Iowa between frontrunners Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman from Cedar Rapids, and retired Navy Adm. Mike Franken is among the state's most closely-watched races.

The winner will face the 88-year-old Grassley in November. He's held the Senate seat since 1981. 

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