Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar neared another first by winning the Democratic primary in a congressional race, while voters set the battlefield in two other Minnesota districts that could help determine which party controls the House.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.
The parents of a child with disabilities have filed a lawsuit against a Republican state senator and a Salem homeowners' board after it prohibited a school bus from providing door-to-door service for the girl.
Pakistan's lower house of parliament is meeting Wednesday to elect a speaker in a vote that will show whether Imran Khan's party commands a majority after it won the most seats in last month's elections.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have to defeat Wisconsin's top education official to win a third term, while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin faces a longtime state legislator as she tries to keep the seat under Democratic control.