There was something for everyone in the primary contests held in five states on Tuesday night. Trump-backed candidates had a mixed record of success, as did those from the GOP's more centrist or 'establishment' wings. On the Democratic side, progressive candidates came up short in at least three House contests but were successful in two others.
In other words, there's no obvious political narrative to glean from last night's results.
But, primary results in a number of races have significant consequences for the fall campaign.
In Pennsylvania, state Sen. Doug Mastriano's win in the GOP gubernatorial primary shifts our rating of that contest from Toss Up to Lean Democratic. Pennsylvania Republicans had been wringing their hands for weeks, worried that if state Sen. Doug Mastriano — the chief disciple perpetuating former President Trump's false stolen election narrative in the state –— won the primary for governor, they'd lose a prime opportunity in an incredibly favorable climate to flip the open governor's race back to their control. That political nightmare became a reality on Tuesday night, as
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