By Michael Barone | 06/25/14 03:10 PM
Thad Cochran must feel very grateful to Thomas L. Carey. He's the candidate whose 1.52 percent of the vote in the June 3 primary prevented the six-term Mississippi senator from losing the Republican nomination to state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who received 1,418 more votes.
By Paul Bedard | 06/25/14 02:24 PM
Running for president is nuts. And Hillary Clinton agrees, telling PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill, "You have to be a little bit crazy to run for president."
By Michael Barone | 06/25/14 10:52 AM
The headline result is summarized by the headline on Jennifer Rubin's blog post at the Washington Post this morning: "the Tea Party comes up dry."
By Betsy Woodruff | 06/25/14 10:42 AM
Almost exactly two weeks ago, Dave Brat gained national attention by pulling off a primary win over then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor that he called "an unbelievable miracle." Brat spoke with the Washington Examiner this morning about his efforts to reintroduce himself to the public and his...
By David M. Drucker | 06/25/14 09:14 AM
Sen. Thad Cochran won an unlikely come-from-behind victory Tuesday in a Republican primary runoff in Mississippi, holding off challenger Chris McDaniel in what was thought to be the Tea Party's best opportunity to knock off a GOP incumbent.
By Rebecca Berg | 06/25/14 08:38 AM
Rep. Charlie Rangel, a Democrat who has represented Harlem in Congress for more than four decades, celebrated victory over state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in a primary Tuesday -- but, after midnight, the race still had not been called, nor had Espaillat conceded.
06/25/14 05:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The bitterly fought Democratic primary race between U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and his challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat was too close to call early Wednesday despite a late-night declaration of victory by the 22-term congressman. With 99 percent of the vote counted in...
06/25/14 05:00 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) — Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will face Republican Larry Hogan in Maryland governor's race in November, and state Sen. Brian Frosh won the Democratic nomination to face Republican Jeffrey Pritzker in the state's attorney general race. Brown's victory puts Gov. Martin...
06/25/14 01:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in six states, plus a runoff in Mississippi. Highlights: ___ TOP OF THE TICKET In Mississippi's often-bitter Republican contest, veteran Sen. Thad Cochran defeated state Sen. Chris McDaniel. The tea party-backed insurgent...
06/25/14 12:00 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two-term U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna defeated a tea party-backed challenger in the Republican primary in central New York on Tuesday, effectively settling the race this year in the 22nd District because Democrats didn't put up a candidate. The unofficial tally showed Hanna...
06/24/14 11:46 PM
DENVER (AP) — Bill Clinton defended Hillary Rodham Clinton's commitment to the poor and working Americans on Tuesday, saying his family's post-presidential wealth had not prevented the former secretary of state from understanding the economic problems of Americans. "She's not out of touch,"...
By Blake Seitz | 06/24/14 11:15 PM
Oklahoma State Rep. Mike Turner, R-Edmond, is conservative, involved in his community and well-educated in electrical engineering. He's also just 27 years old.
06/24/14 10:30 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's eight members of Congress were nominated to serve new terms after facing mostly little-known and poorly funded challengers in Tuesday's primary. Seven of the state's representatives and both of its U.S. senators are Democrats, who outnumber Republicans 2-to-1 in...
By Rebecca Berg | 06/24/14 09:42 PM
Oklahoma Republicans boosted Rep. James Lankford to victory in a primary Tuesday by a wide margin, avoiding a run-off with state Sen. T.W. Shannon that was predicted by many.
06/24/14 08:00 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland residents on Tuesday voted in an unusually early primary for candidates in the Democratic and Republican races for governor. The primary was moved from September to June to comply with federal rules requiring states to send ballots to members of the military and...
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