Today’s primaries in two Upper Midwestern states kick off Democrats’ midterm push to wrest back dominant positions they once held in those states

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concerned that a Democrat may not be on the ballot in key house races due to the state’s \”jungle primary.\” CNN’s Miguel Marquez explains.”},{“title”:”Democrats holding onto hope for the House”,”duration”:”01:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/06/12/key-house-race-update-june-12-cillizza-orig-bw.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/06/12/key-house-race-update-june-12-cillizza-orig-bw.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180612155219-key-house-race-update-june-12-cillizza-orig-bw-00003529-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/06/12/key-house-race-update-june-12-cillizza-orig-bw.cnn/video/playlists/democratic-partys-future/”,”description”:”CNN’s Chris Cillizza breaks down the midterm elections, explaining how Democrats can still angle for a majority after 2018. \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/specials/politics/the-point-with-chris-cillizza\”>Subscribe to \”The Point with Chris Cillizza\”\u003c/a>”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Chris Cillizza breaks down the midterm elections, explaining how Democrats can still angle for a majority after 2018. \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/specials/politics/the-point-with-chris-cillizza\”>Subscribe to \”The Point with Chris Cillizza\”\u003c/a>”},{“title”:”Obama’s message to Dems: Do more than mope”,”duration”:”02:05″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/06/29/obama-message-to-democrats-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/06/29/obama-message-to-democrats-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170622210800-barack-obama-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/06/29/obama-message-to-democrats-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/democratic-partys-future/”,”description”:”Former President Barack Obama delivered a message for troubled Democrats at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Los Angeles, urging them to do more than just mope.”,”descriptionText”:”Former President Barack Obama delivered a message for troubled Democrats at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Los Angeles, urging them to do more than just mope.”},{“title”:”Ocasio-Cortez: I’m upset by Trump’s disrespect”,”duration”:”00:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/?refresh=1″,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/06/28/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-14th-district-intv-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/06/28/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-14th-district-intv-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180628074826-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-14th-district-intv-newday-vpx-00004930-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/06/28/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-14th-district-intv-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/democratic-partys-future/”,”description”:”Democratic primary winner for New York’s 14th district Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacts to President Trump’s remarks on her win. “,”descriptionText”:”Democratic primary winner for New York’s 14th district Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacts to President Trump’s remarks on her win. “},{“title”:”Obama meets with potential 2020 candidates”,”duration”:”01:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/06/11/obama-2020-meetings-potential-democratic-candidates-ip.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/06/11/obama-2020-meetings-potential-democratic-candidates-ip.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180717145815-20180717-definitive-democrat-rankings-2020-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/06/11/obama-2020-meetings-potential-democratic-candidates-ip.cnn/video/playlists/democratic-partys-future/”,”description”:”Barack Obama has met with several Democrats considering running for president in 2020, offering them advice on running in the Trump era and discussing how to position the party going 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Hegar, a former Air Force combat search and rescue pilot and Democrat running for Congress in Texas, shares her story in a political ad that’s gone viral.”,”descriptionText”:”M.J. Hegar, a former Air Force combat search and rescue pilot and Democrat running for Congress in Texas, shares her story in a political ad that’s gone viral.”},{“title”:”Newsom will face off in general election”,”duration”:”01:22″,”sourceName”:”KPIX”,”sourceLink”:”http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/06/06/gavin-newsom-california-governor-primary-speech-bts.kpix/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/06/06/gavin-newsom-california-governor-primary-speech-bts.kpix”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180606041337-gavin-newsom-speech-ca-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/06/06/gavin-newsom-california-governor-primary-speech-bts.kpix/video/playlists/democratic-partys-future/”,”description”:”CNN projects Democrat Lt. Gov. 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