Takeaways: Election Denier Wins, Bad Behavior Dooms Cawthorn

In a key congressional race, a Republican congressman's bad behavior finally caught up with him.

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State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, gestures as he speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, with his wife, Rebbeca. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s support was enough to elevate his Senate candidate to victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, while his pick in Pennsylvania remained in a tough fight in that state’s Senate primary. In a key congressional race, a Republican congressman’s bad behavior finally caught up with him. And in the Pennsylvania governor’s race, a Trump-backed candidate who has spread lies about the 2020 vote count won the GOP nomination, putting…

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