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Trump ally Adam Laxault wins Nevada’s Republican U.S. Senate primary

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Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxault won the state’s U.S. Senate GOP primary on Tuesday. He will face Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in one of the most closely watched races since November.

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Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxault won the state’s U.S. Senate GOP primary on Tuesday. He will face Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in one of the most closely watched races since November.

John Locher / AP

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxault won the Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday, according to an Associated Press race call.

Democrats will face incumbent Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in a high-level race in November as they try to retain their narrow majority in the upper house.

Laxalt was consistently leading the election through primary and defeated many, led by businessman and retired Army Captain Sam Brown.

In recent weeks, the brown vapor began to pick up, and was Pulled out Among the small-dollar donations, Luxolt was backed by other notable Republicans, such as former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron Desantis, who helped him to the top.

He is the grandson of former Nevada Senator Paul Laxault and has a relatively strong reputation as a former statewide. Luxalt had made a failed bid for the governorship in 2018 while serving as attorney general.

Luxalt, the Nevada co-chair of Trump’s 2020 campaign, is an outspoken supporter of Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was stolen from him.

After the presidential election, Lexault continued to argue that the results were daring, and that the legal challenges to the election, which he helped lead, failed because they were. Filed too late.

Last week, Trump phoned Laxalt supporters and stressed the need to stand out for the candidate they chose; During the call, Laxalt Referenced Trump as the current president.

Looking ahead to November, Republicans are looking at some potential victories in Nevada, with state President Biden winning by just 2 percentage points in 2020. In addition to the Senate race, the Republicans have a strong chance of winning three Democrat congressional seats and the governor’s office, and winning the open secretary of state race.

According to To report From Politico, the National Republican Senatorial Committee has reserved $ 3 million in advertising for Nevada, but its Democratic counterpart, the DSCC, has reserved nearly three times that amount.

Nevada GOP Senate candidates Adam Laxault and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev.

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Nevada GOP Senate candidates Adam Laxault and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev.

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