primary challenge

Dean Heller faces the perils of opposing Trump with Danny Tarkanian primary challenge

David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

Most of the official party apparatus already made clear it will do what's necessary to protect Heller next year. The senator is close friends with Nevada's popular GOP governor, Brian Sandoval, and he can count on financial backing from Senate Leadeship Fund, the super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and the NRSC, the Senate GOP campaign arm.

Senate Conservatives Fund Rips Mitch

David Freddoso, Conservative Intelligence Briefing

McConnell’s failure to slow or stop the amnesty bill generated a fundraising campaign against him.