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Establishment-backed Republican Unseats House Freedom Caucus Member
Tim Huelskamp is the fourth House incumbent to lose this year

Roger Marshall, who was backed by the Chamber of Commerce, unseated three-term Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary on Tuesday. (JM Rieger/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Three-term Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp lost his primary to OB-GYN Roger Marshall in the sprawling 1st District of Kansas Tuesday night.   

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Marshall unseated Huelskamp 56 to 44 percent. 

Could Huelskamp Become Fourth Incumbent to Lose This Year?
Kansas Republican continues to be dogged by vote against farm bill

Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp faces another competitive primary this year. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Three-term Rep. Tim Huelskamp is once again in the political fight of his life.

Republican voters in his rural Kansas district will decide on Tuesday whether Huelskamp's ideological conservatism represents them or whether the way that his conservatism has manifested itself — namely, in a vote against the farm bill — is a betrayal.

Club For Growth PAC Jumps in Against Huelskamp Challenger
Move comes after Kansas Farm Bureau endorsed GOP primary opponent

Rep. Tim Huelskamp faces a tough Republican primary in Kansas' 1st Congressional District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp is getting help from the Club for Growth as he faces a tough primary on Kansas' August 2 election.  

The group's political action committee, Club for Growth Action, released an ad Monday, attacking Huelskamp's GOP primary opponent, Roger Marshall, for supporting a bill "that grows the debt by hundreds of billions."