Trump has treated Heitkamp better than other red-state Democratic senators, as she has crossed party lines to vote for some of his policies and nominees. In Alabama, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby is in a July 17 runoff against former congressman Bobby Bright. In Virginia, Republicans went with a candidate who was so over-the-top Trumpy that he wound up being fired from the president's campaign.
Stewart said he plans to campaign in a Trump-like way that appeals to blue collar voters across the political spectrum.
Congressman Mark Sanford is best remembered nationally for a highly public extramarital affair with a woman in Argentina several years ago.
Sanford is a house hold name in SC and has never lost a political race.
That was a reference to Sanford's surprise disappearance from the state as governor, which he later revealed was to continue his affair with an Argentine woman.
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Powell faces a tricky balancing act as the Fed attempts to bring interest rates toward historical averages. The Fed's new projection for the pace of rate hikes shows four this year , three in 2019 and one in 2020.
Sanford, a member of the hard right House Freedom Caucus, has always been one of the few congressional Republicans willing to openly break with Trump. Trump backed Arrington in a tweet hours before polls closed, saying Sanford was "nothing but trouble", marking the first time he had targeted a GOP incumbent in the midterms.
Democrats will also be watching the outcomes of Virginia's 2nd District (GOP Rep. Scott Taylor), 7th District (GOP Rep. Dave Brat) and 5th District (retiring GOP Rep. Tom Garrett), where they hope to be competitive in the fall.
Results in yesterday's primaries confirm that, two years in, Donald Trump represents the base of the Republican Party. He says candidates realized this time around they needed to look outside of the major cities to secure those votes. "I know a lot of people here in South Carolina, particularly of my age demographic-are exhausted of what they view as a good old boys club", said Emory Roberts, Political Director, South Carolina Young Republicans. I think his response was, 'I want to protect Article I, Article II, Article XII, ' going down the list.
"I would start by praising the president. and then say, 'But here's an issue in my local area where I have some disagreement or I'd like to be something different, '" Collins said. "And he has Stewart voters to thank for it". Smith won the Democratic nomination on Tuesday after leading the pack in fundraising, endorsements and name recognition.
Rosen is vacating her seat in the Third Congressional District, and it's widely expected that philanthropist Susie Lee will easily land the Democratic nomination for that district. Mark Meadows, the chair of the Freedom Caucus and a Trump confidante, said in a statement: "Mark Sanford has been a valued member of the Freedom Caucus and certainly has been a thoughtful member of Congress".
Four other states held primaries.
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Tuesday afternoon, the President endorsed her bid for Congress in a Tweet criticizing Sanford.
In North Dakota, GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer will face moderate Democratic Sen. He's also pledged to run a "ruthless" and "vicious" campaign against Kaine.
The two primaries were sleepy Tuesday, but will be among the nation's most important battlegrounds in November.
It was a long, insane night in Palmetto politics ... one that produced almost as many questions as it provided answers.
But asking voters multiple questions on each race further drags things out.
Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock in northern Virginia's 10th District will face the victor of a six-way Democratic primary.
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The autonomy conferences will consider, by an electronic vote, two different proposals to allow schools to cancel the aid. A player who moves from one ACC school to another must sit out one season and will lose a season of eligibility.