Cynthia Lummis wins Wyoming's GOP Senate primary
Former Rep. Cynthia Lummis won Wyoming's Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating a number of challengers and nearly guaranteeing a win in the deep-red state this November, per AP.
The big picture: Lummis, the clear front-runner in Tuesday's race, served in the House from 2009-2017, and was the only woman in the House Freedom Caucus at the time, per CNN. Her election could be significant for GOP gender diversity in the Senate looking ahead.
- Lummis racked up endorsements from President Trump, retiring Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi (R) and Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso (R).