Election Victories by Trump Allies Showcase His Grip on the G.O.P. Base

Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Michigan gave the former president a slew of symbolic triumphs.

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Five Takeaways From Tuesday’s Primary Elections

Voters in deep-red Kansas delivered a loud warning shot to Republicans, and Arizona Republicans nominated a 2020 conspiracy theorist to be the state’s top election official.

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Maybe There Is a Limit in the G.O.P. to Grievance Peddling

At some point, toeing the line can’t excuse sketchy, creepy, violent and possibly illegal behavior.

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Eric Greitens Faces Ad Blitz and a Growing Threat to His Political Future

The former Missouri governor seemed to be cruising in his comeback bid for Senate — until a late barrage of advertising called attention to his many scandals.

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In Ad, Shotgun-Toting Greitens Asks Voters to Go ‘RINO Hunting’

A right-wing Senate candidate accompanies a squad of heavily armed men as they storm a home looking for ‘Republicans in name only.’

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Gun Sellers Stoke Fears to Boost Weapon Sales

The number of firearms in the U.S. is outpacing the country’s population, as an emboldened gun industry and its allies target buyers with rhetoric of fear, machismo and defiance.

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As G.O.P. Candidates Face Accusations, Rivals Tread Carefully

In several states, Republican candidates are contending with allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Few of their primary rivals want to talk about it.

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Eric Greitens Tests the Limits of the Trump Scandal-Survival Playbook

A leading Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, Greitens faces new allegations from his ex-wife that join a long list of controversies. But for now, he’s staying in the race.

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Ex-Wife of Eric Greitens, Missouri Senate Candidate, Accuses Him 

Sheena Greitens said in an affidavit that her former husband, Eric Greitens, knocked her down during an argument in 2018. Mr. Greitens, a former governor of Missouri, denied the accusation.

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How McConnell Hopes to Thwart Trump in the Midterms

Senator Mitch McConnell is working furiously to bring allies to Washington who will buck Donald J. Trump. It’s not going according to plan.

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The G.O.P. Has a Bad Men Problem

The creeping not-so-casual misogyny is indicative of the dark path down which former president Donald Trump continues to lead the G.O.P.

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Republicans Fear Flawed Candidates Could Imperil Key Senate Seats

Races in Missouri and Alabama, with others to come, reflect the potential risks for a party in which loyalty to Donald Trump is the main criterion for securing nominations.

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Eric Greitens and Mo Brooks Announce Senate Bids in Missouri and Alabama

The hard-right Republicans’ entry to the races for open Senate seats heralded fiercely contested G.O.P. primaries in the two deeply conservative states.

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