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Monday's Campaign Round-Up, 6.25.18

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

* In another 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this morning largely ruled in favor of Texas legislative district map, concluding that it does not constitute an impermissible racial gerrymander.

* It's a pretty big week for party primaries, with seven states holding contests tomorrow: New York, Maryland, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and South Carolina. (Note: The primaries in South Carolina and Mississippi are primary runoffs.)

* On a related note, Donald Trump published a series of tweets last week touting South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R) ahead of tomorrow's race, and the president will travel to the state on the governor's behalf today.

* Speaking of the Palmetto State, Republican congressional hopeful Katie Arrington, fresh off her primary win over Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), was in a serious car accident on Friday night, though the latest reports suggest she's expected to fully recover.

* Jennifer Carnahan, the chairwoman of the Minnesota Republican Party, acknowledged on Friday that she's been targeted by some of her fellow Republicans with racist attacks. Carnahan, who was born in South Korea, conceded that the slurs are "starting to get to me."

* Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D), who nearly pulled off an upset in his Senate campaign two years ago, confirmed that he is planning to run for mayor in Kansas City.

* After the NRA took down its archives with grades for members of Congress, Everytown for Gun Safety, a prominent proponent of gun reforms, put together a database of those grade and posted the information that the NRA pulled.

* And in 2020 news, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) told NBC News over the weekend that she's not ruling out a presidential bid, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) was in Iowa over the weekend, where he told a group that he and his wife "have fallen in love with Iowa Democrats tonight."