Heller, the only GOP senator seeking re-election in a state won by Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016, was originally expected to face a tough challenge from Republican Danny Tarkanian until Mr. Trump asked him to run for Congress instead.
During her victory speech, Arrington thanked Sanford for his years of service as a congressman and two-term governor.
Here are results from the already-held primaries in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and a brief run-down of what to watch across the country Tuesday night. Keep in mind that Arrington didn't just need to outpoll Sanford.
The most serious primary challenge to an incumbent member of Nevada's congressional delegation is conservative activist Sharron Angle's bid for Nevada's 2nd Congressional District. FreedomWorks and Tea Party Patriots stood behind the incumbent. She has sought to brand Sanford, who labeled Trump's tariff policies as "an experiment with stupidity", as a NeverTrumper. Reps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Jim Jordan of OH, the respective current and former chairmen of the House Freedom Caucus, also stood by Sanford on Tuesday.
Trump also tweeted his endorsement of Adam Laxalt, Nevada's attorney general, just after noon Pacific time. But Arrington made an issue of his criticism of the president, calling him a "Never Trumper". "This is clearly not the Republican Party I once knew, loved and proudly served".
Sanford has also split with own party, perhaps most notably in this coastal district, on human contributions to climate change.
Rose McGowan Indicted for Felony Cocaine Possession
Later that year an arrest warrant for McGowan surfaced, shortly after she publicly accused Weinstein of raping her. McGowan was not present in the courtroom and will not attend her trial Tuesday, local radio station WTOP reported.
Raccoon scales office tower, captivating public
There's a raccoon across the street that has scaled 22 floors since about 9:30 this morning, that's when he was first spotted. The woodland creature also had its own Twitter account , with one tweet saying, 'I made a big mistake'.
Verstappen posts more fast times in Canadian GP practice
Red Bull's Max Verstappen posted the fastest lap at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the third practice session in a row. I kept it off the walls, which isn't easy to do on this track". "Happy with the progress we made today, " Verstappen tweeted.