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Rep. Clay defeats liberal primary challenger in Missouri

Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) defeated Cori Bush, a liberal challenger backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and several national progressive groups, according to an Associated Press projection.

With 57 percent of precincts reporting, Clay led by 23 points.

Clay will start the general election a heavy favorite to win the St. Louis-based district, which gave 77 percent of the vote in 2016 to Hillary Clinton.

Live primary results: Florida and Arizona, plus Oklahoma runoffs

There are big races today in Arizona and Florida. In both states, voters are picking their candidates for key Senate races, though in Florida the winners have looked clear for months. In Florida, voters in both parties are weighing in on their candidates for governor.

Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, voters are choosing candidates in runoffs, including for the GOP nominee for governor.

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