Reformers in Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, and New Mexico won their primaries for district attorney on Tuesday night.
LIFE WAS LOOKING good for Karen McDonald. After a successful legal career that included a stint as a line prosecutor, as well as time working with foster children and in private practice, she ran to be a Michigan circuit court judge and won in 2012. State judges virtually never lose reelection, so it was effectively a lifetime appointment. She easily won a second six-year term in 2018, but something wasn’t right.