It quickly became obvious that Sanford had lost his primary to state legislator Kate Arrington.
The congressman, former governor and one-time presidential aspirant was trailing a little-known state lawmaker who slammed him for his repeated criticism of President Trump, the latest sign that the most risky thing to do in the modern GOP is dare to take on the president.
The race had not yet been called for his opponent, Katie Arrington, but results that had come in by the time he stepped up to the microphone showed her at 51 percent of the vote, enough to win the GOP primary for the seat.
SC voters are getting their chance to weigh in as voting began Tuesday for the state's primary elections, with a hotly contested governor's race at the top of the ticket.
"I am extremely disappointed that a candidate like Corey Stewart could win the Republican nomination for US Senate", former Virginia Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling tweeted.
Arrington vanquished the 58-year-old career politician by running a textbook contrast campaign - resulting in a stunning upset punctuated by a last-second endorsement from USA president Donald Trump. The onetime insurgent has made allegiance to his leadership a litmus test in many Republican races. "He is better off in Argentina", the president wrote, referring to Sanford's trip to South America in 2009 to have an affair while his unknowing staff in the governor's office told reporters he was hiking the Appalachian Trail. Later, Sanford admitted he was involved in an extramarital affair in Argentina.
Trump also tweeted his endorsement of Adam Laxalt, Nevada's attorney general, just after noon Pacific time.
This caused Scarborough to muse that the Republican Party no longer reflects traditional conservatism, so he wondered what will happen to people who still hold onto that kind of political thinking.
With 8 percent reporting according to the Associated Press, McMaster has 44 percent of the vote, but would still face a runoff against John Warren, who has 27 percent.
Freshman members of the incoming US 114th Congress Mia Love of Utah and Barbara Comstock of Virginia huddle together in freezing temperatures after participating in a class photo on the steps of the US Capitol in Washington, November 18, 2014. The second-term House member's district leans Republican, though Democrat Hillary Clinton received more votes there than Trump did in 2016.
Sanford addressed Trump's tweet Tuesday night, saying it's "fairly unusual" for a president to weigh in as Trump did and saying he's "neither for nor against Trump", but instead bases his decisions and comments on his political values.
In North Dakota, GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer is a shoo-in to face moderate Democratic Sen. A month later, Trump and his 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale pushed Danny Tarkanian out of the GOP primary against Heller, eliminating a serious threat to the nation's most vulnerable Republican incumbent. One is Sen Heidi Heitkamp's seat in North Dakota.
Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, won her primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District to face incumbent Rep. David Brat in the fall.
Under the system, now used in a few local jurisdictions, the election is over if one candidate wins a majority.
In-N-Out Burger locations in Texas will not reopen Tuesday despite earlier reports media representatives offered to KENS 5. In-N-Out Burger executive vice president Bob Lang Jr. announced the closures were not due to a food safety concern.
Aussi, "la France doit profiter du momentum positif actuel pour se transformer en profondeur et marquer encore plus son avantage". Pour eux, "la France s'inscrit à nouveau dans le peloton de tête européen, dont elle avait décroché depuis une dizaine d'années".
In North Dakota, Republican Representative Kevin Cramer easily won the nomination to challenge Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp. Cramer has already attacked Heitkamp for not doing enough to support Trump's agenda , previewing his strategy this fall.
The latest data transmission showed the rover's temperature to be about minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 29 degrees Celsius). Like the human body, the exploration rover can not function well under excessively hot or cold temperatures.
Trump went on to say that the USA gets "unfairly clobbered" on trade despite "protecting Europe at great financial loss". German Chancellor Angela Merkel described his change of heart as "sobering and a little depressing".
In the co-main event, Jose Pedraza defeated Antonio Moran by unanimous decision for a regional lightweight title. The courageous Horn was all class in defeat but could not match Crawford for speed or punch accuracy.
The scene where the vehicle was found and the house where the attack took place have been sealed off for forensic examination. A auto , believed to be a BMW 3 Series, was later found burned out six kilometres away at Iniskenny, Ballinora, Waterfall.
Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon
The vote came after about an hour of public comment during which people from both sides of the argument shouted at councilmembers. In a statement , Mayor Durkan and seven council members vowed to continue searching for a solution for the homelessness problem.
Prince Harry gives Meghan Markle some royal pointers
A fan account for Harry and Meghan caught the pre-curtsy confirmation. " She really wants his views", said a source. In fact, it's rumored that Prince Harry might have a little something to do with her style choices.
City star Sane axed from Germany's World Cup squad
Brandt appears to be the man preferred to Sane while Julian Draxler and Marco Reus have also been selected as wide options. Leroy Sane , the most talented dribbler Germany has recently produced, won't be on display at Russian Federation 2018.