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Sen. Lee Bright has been defeated in GOP primary runoff

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Controversial Sen. Lee Bright who sponsored a transgender bathroom bill that failed in South Carolina has been defeated in a GOP primary runoff. The Roebuck Republican was the only incumbent publicly opposed by the state Chamber of Commerce’s political committee, which ran several radio ads against him. The ads criticized Bright’s bill as a time-wasting political…