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Here comes the flood: political ad tsunami rolling in

Political groups are preparing to dump political ads on Twin Cities TV screens beginning next week. More than $2 million worth of ad time has been reserved so far between now and the Nov. 6 election, and Democrats and Republicans are expected to buy even more, the Associated Press reports.

Thompson wins GOP primary battle for US Senate in Wisconsin

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson won a four-way Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin. Thompson will face Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin in the general election this fall. Democratic incumbent Sen. Herb Kohl is not running for his fifth-term.