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Voters in key U.S. states decide whether to pick Trump-backed candidates

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By Joseph Ax (Reuters) -Polls closed on Tuesday evening in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri, as Donald Trump’s effort to play Republican kingmaker faced fresh tests in high-profile races for U.S. Congress, governor and other offices across five states ahead of November’s midterm elections. In Arizona and Michigan, candidates who embraced the former president’s false claims of voter fraud could win the Republican nominations for governor, even as some in their party worry they could be too extreme to defeat Democrats on Nov. 8. Kansas voters were deciding whether to amend the state constitution to…

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