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Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary

Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary
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Sen. Dan SullivanDaniel Scott SullivanThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - Smart or senseless for Biden to spend time in Georgia, Iowa? Alaska Senate race sees cash surge in final stretch Biden's oil stance jars Democrats in tough races MORE (Alaska) won the state's GOP Senate primary Tuesday as he seeks a second term.

Sullivan, who ran unopposed in the race, faces a challenge heading into November from Al Gross, an independent who has won the backing of Democrats.

Sullivan won his first Senate term in 2014 after unseating then-Sen. Mark BegichMark Peter BegichAlaska Senate race sees cash surge in final stretch Alaska group backing independent candidate appears linked to Democrats Sullivan wins Alaska Senate GOP primary MORE (D) by just over 3 points. The Cook Political Report rates the Alaska Senate race as likely Republican.