GOP's vulnerable Sen. Dean Heller gets a primary challenger

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) (C) is surround by members of the media as he is on his way to view the details of a new health care bill July 13, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

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U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) (C) is surround by members of the media as he is on his way to view the details of a new health care bill July 13, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

A frequent Nevada political candidate will challenge the state’s vulnerable Republican Sen. Dean Heller in a primary election next year.

Danny Tarkanian, son of famed college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, announced the move on Tuesday. He pushed his candidacy on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends,” the morning show frequently watched and cited by President Donald Trump.

Tarkanian has positioned himself as a candidate ideologically to the right of Heller….

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