Primaries for Congress go coast-to-coast today

This is the biggest day of Congressional mid-term primaries of the 2018 election year, as eight states - highlighted by California's 53 U.S. House districts - hold primaries for the 2018 mid-term elections, the key politcal battleground for the control of Congress under President Donald Trump.

"If you want to be safe, you must go out and get the Democrats the hell out of office," the President said at a campaign rally last week, as he continues to press members of his own party to get out and vote in 2018, knowing that the loss of control of one - or both houses of Congress - could cause him a lot of headaches.

Here are some story lines to look for on Tuesday night:

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