The North Carolina House speaker Thom Tillis won the state's Republican Senate primary today.

He will face off against Democratic incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan this fall.

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Tillis, considered the GOP establishment's candidate, topped Tea Party-aligned candidate Greg Brannon and pastor Mark Harris. Four other Republicans also sought the nomination.

Tillis had the backing of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Right to Life Committee and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. National party leaders have targeted Hagan as part of their effort to try to gain control of the Senate.

TUNE IN: Neil Cavuto talks to Tillis today on Your World at 4p ET.