Politics & Government

September 14, 2010

O'Donnell wins in Delaware as tea party takes key GOP races

Tea party candidate Christine O'Donnell, a little-known underdog, won a stunning victory Tuesday over veteran Delaware Congressman Mike Castle for the state's Republican U.S. Senate nomination. A tea party-backed candidate also won the New York GOP gubernatorial primary. In Rhode Island, the tea party candidate was trailing by just 1,000 votes in a too-close-to-call Senate primary.

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