The Morning Dispatch: Breaking Down Tuesday’s Primaries

Happy Wednesday! Before we begin, a bit of housekeeping: Our fearless leader Jonah Goldberg is taping the 500th episode of The Remnant next Tuesday, and there’s going to be a live taping at the American Enterprise Institute in D.C. If you’re in town and want to see a special Remnant-palooza with many fan favorites, you can sign up here. Seating will be very limited and on a first-come, first-serve sign-up basis.

On to the news!

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Oregon, Idaho, and Kentucky held their primary elections last night ahead of November’s midterms. Some highlights:

    • Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman sailed to victory over Rep. Conor Lamb in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary. He will face either Dr. Mehmet Oz or Dave McCormick in the general election; the Republican primary was too close to call as of this newsletter and is likely headed to an automatic recount. 

    • Rep. Ted Budd defeated former Gov. Pat McCrory in North Carolina’s Republican U.S. Senate primary. He will face former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, a Democrat, in November. 

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