Analysis: So much for this year's storyline that the Tea Party no longer packs a political punch. In the biggest upset so far of this midterm season, Tea Party challenger Dave Brat, a college professor, defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's Republican congressional primary. read more
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has won South Carolina's Republican party outright, defeating six challengers and avoiding a runoff.The 58-year-old Graham had about 59 percent of the vote in early returns Tuesday, far more than what was needed to avoid the runoff.Graham's challengers had argued he was not conservative enough. read more
Despite the rumors, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview with ABC News that she experiences “no lingering effects” from the concussion she suffered in 2012. read more
No criminal charges will be filed against three supporters of Chris McDaniel, including one top aide, who were trapped inside a locked courthouse that housed primary ballots at 2 a.m. on election night.
Arkansas Senate candidate Tom Cotton is the kind of star recruit Republican strategists love. The first term congressman, now 37, left Harvard Law School to join the Army after the 9/11 terror attacks. He served tours in Afghanistan and Iraq and then returned to Arkansas to run for office. read more
After months of grueling (and expensive) campaigning between Senator Thad Cochran and conservative challenger Chris McDaniel, Mississippi Republicans can look forward to another three weeks of grueling (and expensive) campaigning after the two candidates forced a runoff on Tuesday.A runoff is bad news for Cochran. read more
In California, Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown easily snagged a first place win in Tuesday’s primary as he campaigns for a record fourth term as governor and a handful of establishment Republicans triumphed over Tea Party Republicans.
Mississippi Republicans will finally get a chance to choose a Senate nominee on Tuesday after a long and ugly campaign between six-term Senator Thad Cochran and conservative challenge Chris McDaniel. read more
RNC chairman Reince Priebus, invoking the legacy of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass, asked a question at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans that many prominent Republicans have asked in recent years. read more
Two more men have been arrested in connection with a bizarre alleged scheme to illegally photograph the elderly wife of Sen. Thad Cochran—a scandal that already has shaken up the state's Republican primary. read more