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Krishnamoorthi wins Democratic primary

Krishnamoorthi wins Democratic primary

An activist, protesting oil drilling, being detained in North Sea, Germany. REUTERS

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Washington: Indian-origin US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has won the Democratic primary from Illinois with a decisive mandate, overcoming a communal campaign run by his opponent Junaid Ahmed. Krishnamoorthi, 48, who is very popular in Illinois, defeated Ahmed with over 71 per cent of the votes.

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