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Rep. Liz Cheney loses GOP primary to Trump-backed challenger, NBC projects

Vice Chair U.S. Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) speaks during a public hearing of the U.S. House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., July 21, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Rep. Liz Cheney, former President Donald Trump’s highest-profile Republican critic and a leading figure […]

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Finance

Liz Cheney loses primary after leading Republican charge against Donald Trump

Liz Cheney has lost the primary contest for her seat in the US House of Representatives to a challenger backed by Donald Trump, as Republicans in the staunchly conservative western state of Wyoming punished her for being one of the most prominent critics of the former president in Congress. Cheney, daughter of former vice-president Dick […]

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Trump enemies Liz Cheney, Lisa Murkowski face GOP primary challengers as Sarah Palin stages comeback

A billboard outside Cheyenne, Wyo., calls on voters to cast their ballots for Harriet Hageman, who is running against incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., in the Republican primary election Aug. 16, 2022. Thomas Peipert | AP Two prominent congressional Republicans who made enemies of former President Donald Trump are set Tuesday to defend their seats […]

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It’s Election Day in Hawaii, where focus is on the Democratic gubernatorial primary

There’s a crowded field of Democrats vying to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. David Ige including Democratic Rep. Kai Kahele, who joined the race after announcing earlier this year he would leave Congress at the end of the term, vacating one of the Aloha State’s two congressional seats. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Josh Green and former Hawaii […]

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Statewide bus tour to be Nikki Fried’s last lap in Primary race for Governor

Nikki Fried’s Primary campaign for Governor has a long way to go — her campaign Friday announced a statewide bus tour that starts Tuesday and will be burning rubber until the polls close. Some polls are showing that she’s got quite a distance to go to defeat Charlie Crist on Aug 23, Primary Election Day. The […]

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Matt Gaetz’s GOP primary opponent says Trump and DeSantis don’t want to ‘be associated with a pedophile’

Mark Lombardo says Trump and DeSantis do not want to associate with Gaetz. Lombardo said it was because he is under investigation by DOJ over his relationship with a minor. Lombardo says Gaetz has repeatedly made bad decisions while in office.  Loading Something is loading. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz’s Republican primary opponent Mark Lombardo blasted […]

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Defeated in primary, Yellowstone County commissioner launches write-in campaign

BILLINGS – Denis Pitman, the incumbent who lost the Republican primary for a seat on the Yellowstone County Board of Commissioners by about 2,000 votes in June, announced Tuesday he has launched a write-in campaign to keep his elected job. Pitman lost the primary to challenger Mark Morse, a retired postal inspector who was supported […]

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Vermont Democrats face historic decision in open-seat House primary | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Vermont’s designation as the only state to never send a woman to Congress is poised to be dashed in November, with state Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint and Lt. Gov. Molly Gray leading the Democratic primary for the state’s at-large House seat. The winner of Tuesday’s contest will be the overwhelming general […]

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Trump-backed Arizona GOP governor hopeful Kari Lake wins primary, NBC projects

Republican candidate for governor Kari Lake speaks at a ‘Save America’ rally by former President Donald Trump in support of Arizona GOP candidates on July 22, 2022 in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Former local news anchor Kari Lake will win Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial primary, NBC News projects, […]

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Kent fire: Emergency crews rush to scene as huge blaze breaks out near primary school

The blaze, believed to be burning around 12 acres of land, sends a large plume of thick black smoke into the sky. Emergency services rushed to the scene to extinguish it. The fire burns a corn field near the state special school Parkwood Hall Co-Operative Academy at Beechenlea Lane. The cause of the blaze is […]