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State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst). (Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

State Sen. Tom Tiffany aligned himself Tuesday with President Donald Trump as he jumped into the race for Congress in northern Wisconsin.  

"I’m the ally @realDonaldTrump needs to keep moving our country forward," Tiffany wrote in a post on Twitter as he headed across the Northwoods to promote his candidacy. 

The Hazelhurst Republican is seeking the seat GOP U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy will give up Sept. 23 because of health problems with the baby he and his wife, Rachel, are expecting. 

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Democratic Gov. Tony Evers hasn't said when the special election will be held, but it could come as soon as the end of this year. Whoever wins will have to immediately run again because the regular election will be held in November 2020.