Early Trump Ally Secures Senate Nomination

Swing state critical for elections

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President Trump ally Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., secured the Republican nomination Tuesday when he won the primary contest for the Pennsylvania Senate seat currently held by Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa.

Trump supported Barletta, who has been a member of the House since 2011 and officially endorsed him in February.

Barletta was expected to win Tuesday’s primary against state Rep. Jim Christiana.

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