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The 2020 Republican National Convention is going to be in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Why it matters: "It's the perfect place for our party to re-nominate President Trump," RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted.

  • Democrats held their convention in Charlotte in 2012 when they re-nominated Barack Obama on his way to re-election.

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Orgeon was in Iowa last weekend, his third trip of the year. He's rumored to be considering a potential presidential run in 2020.

  • Three governors have already been in Iowa. Montana's Steve Bullock, Colorado's John Hickenlooperand Washington state's Jay Inslee said last weekend they are considering 2020 runs, per CNN.

Bonus candidate: Former Attorney General Eric Holder is "seriously considering throwing his hat into the ring for a 2020 presidential bid," sources close to him told April Ryan, White House correspondent for Urban Radio Networks.

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Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota primary

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) won the Democratic primary against lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux on Tuesday evening, AP reports.

Why it matters: The race is one that's played out across the U.S. as progressives continue to sweep party nominations. Omar's win officially means all four progressive members of "The Squad" have won their primary elections.

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25 face felony charges after downtown Chicago hit by looters

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Local police officers are seeking felony charges in 25 cases following the arrest of 100 people in the wake of widespread looting and property damage in Chicago on Monday, per the Washington Post.

Driving the news: Law enforcement said the event involving hundreds of people was a coordinated response after an officer shot a suspect Sunday evening, according to CBS Chicago.

Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia's 14th district runoff

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Gun-rights activist Marjorie Taylor Greene defeated physician John Cowan in a runoff election for the Republican nomination in Georgia's deep-red 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, AP reports.

Why it matters: Greene, a vocal QAnon conspiracy theorist who has been condemned by GOP leaders for making multiple offensive remarks about Black people, Jews and Muslims in Facebook videos, is likely to win a seat in the House come November.