Winner of the Week


Who? The Illinois paralegal unseated a seven-term incumbent for the G.O.P. nomination to a statehouse seat -- by the toss of a coin. Mulligan, an abortion advocate, and pro-lifer Penny Pullen tied in the March primary. A court ordered the coin flip. Mulligan chose tails. Pullen is appealing.


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