South Carolina's Mark Sanford Falls in GOP Primary

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"We are the party of President Donald J. Trump", she said.

In the Democratic primary in South Carolina's first House district, local lawyer Joe Cunningham handily defeated Toby Smith, a black female nonprofit consultant, with 71.5% of all votes.

Real estate investor Danny Tarkanian, whose father Jerry coached a legendary University of Las Vegas basketball team, was given a sixth shot at elected office by Republicans in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.

Then in the tenth, state Sen.

"It is OK to disagree", Sanford said on "Anderson Cooper 360".

It seems voters agreed with Arrington as she took a significant victory away from the career politician, eking out a victory with a margin of about 3,000 votes out of around 65,000 total votes cast.

Trump ally Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., offered advice to fellow GOP lawmakers: Say something nice to the president before you bring him your complaints.


Kroll goes on to pull out a word that Sanford used previously during the interview to describe the Trump movement, which he says is "metastasizing".

President Trump takes credit for Mark Sanford's primary loss in SC; the congressman reacts on 'The Story with Martha MacCallum'.

Sanford has at times criticized Trump and didn't back off that criticism in debates with Arrington.

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.

Outgoing Rep. Mark SanfordMarshall (Mark) Clement SanfordMark Sanford: I pledge allegiance to the flag, not to Trump Ana Navarro: Republicans are "cowards" for not standing up to Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Can the economy help Republicans buck political history in 2018? Aboard Air Force One, Trump endorsed Sanford's opponent mere hours before polls closed, tweeting, "Mark Sanford has been very unhelpful to me in my campaign to MAGA". Harry Reid. Angle, who lost to Reid in her 2010 bid for Senate, lost her primary challenge to Rep. Mark Amodei on Tuesday.

Trump was referencing Sanford's previous sex scandal when he tweeted of the congressman: "He is MIA and nothing but trouble".

But in Virginia, Democrats are selecting House candidates to run in some of the nation's most competitive races.


McMaster collected 42.31 percent of the vote, compared with 27.84 percent for John Warren, 21.39 percent for Catherine Templeton, 6.73 percent for Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant and 1.73 percent for former Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill. Sanford is also not alone in facing backlash as a Republican willing to voice his criticism of President Trump.

Nationwide, Democrats are hopeful a "blue wave" of Democratic challengers can upend Republican incumbents in November.

Most recently, in Alabama, GOP Rep. Martha Roby - who had called on Trump to exit the 2016 race after the "Access Hollywood" tape became public - was held under 50% in her primary and forced into a runoff.

In Virginia, a state senator favored by the Virginia Democratic Party establishment won a crowded battle for the right to challenge one of the most endangered congressional Republicans in November's elections.

She also tried to tap into longtime uneasiness with the incumbent, who's been a familiar name to Lowcountry voters.

Four other states voted Tuesday, including several races that will be key to determining which party controls the House of Representatives next year.


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