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Sen. Carper fends off progressive challenger in Delaware primary

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Delaware Democratic Sen. Tom Carper won the party’s nomination Thursday night as he seeks a fourth term, reports the AP.

Why it matters: He fended off community activist and progressive challenger Kerri Evelyn Harris, who sought to become the latest candidate to topple an incumbent amid a liberal insurgency. Go deeper: Live results from the Delaware primaries

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