May 18th, 2010
11:20 PM ET
5 years ago

CNN projection: Runoff to come in Arkansas

(CNN) – CNN projects that Arkansas' Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate will go to a runoff.

With 50 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday, Sen. Blanche Lincoln led Lt. Gov. Bill Halter 43.6 percent to 42.2. percent. Businessman D.C. Morrison had 14.2 percent.

To avoid a runoff, a candidate would need at least one vote more than 50 percent.


Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • Bill Halter • Blanche Lincoln
May 18th, 2010
11:13 PM ET
5 years ago

Steele responds to GOP loss in Pennsylvania special election

Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, issued the following statement about the special election in Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district.

(read the full statement after the jump)

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Filed under: Michael Steele • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania House • Popular Posts • RNC
May 18th, 2010
11:09 PM ET
5 years ago

Sestak: 'A win for the people'

(CNN) – Rep. Joe Sestak hailed his victory over Sen. Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate primary as "a win for the people."

"This is what Democracy looks like," Sestak told his supporters Tuesday night. "A win for the people - over the establishment, over the status quo, even over Washington, D.C."

Related: After 30 years in Washington, Specter ousted by voters


Filed under: 2010 • Arlen Specter • Joe Sestak • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Senate
May 18th, 2010
11:00 PM ET
5 years ago

Specter concedes, will support Sestak in general election

(CNN) - Sen. Arlen Specter capped a hard fought Senate primary Tuesday night with a concession call to Rep. Joe Sestak.

"I have just called congressman Sestak to congratulate him and tell him that I think it is vital that we keep this seat in the Democratic Party, and that I will support him in the election," Specter said.

Related: After 30 years in Washington, Specter ousted by voters

Specter gave a short speech to followers after it became clear that Sestak would carry the night.

"It's been a great privilege to serve the people of Pennsylvania," Specter said. "And it's been a great privilege to be in the United States Senate, and I will be working very, very hard for the people of the Commonwealth in the coming months."

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Filed under: 2010 • Arlen Specter • Joe Sestak • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Senate
May 18th, 2010
10:58 PM ET
5 years ago

Steele: Specter's loss should strike fear in congressional Dems

Michael Steele, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, issued the following statement about the Pennsylvania Senate race.

(read the full statement after the jump)

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Filed under: 2010 • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Senate
May 18th, 2010
10:47 PM ET
5 years ago

Kaine: Pennsylvania Dems have made their choice

Tim Kaine, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, issued the following statement about the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary.

(read the full statement after the jump)

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Filed under: 2010 • Arlen Specter • DNC • Joe Sestak • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Senate • Tim Kaine
May 18th, 2010
10:43 PM ET
5 years ago

Lincoln ahead of Halter in Arkansas

(CNN) – Sen. Blanche Lincoln had an early lead over Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in Arkansas' Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.

With 21 percent of precincts reporting, Lincoln had 44.8 percent of the vote. Halter had 41.1 percent, and fellow Democrat D.C. Morrison had 14.1 percent.

A runoff will be held if no candidate gets more than 50 percent on Tuesday.

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Filed under: 2010 • Arkansas • Bill Halter • Blanche Lincoln
May 18th, 2010
10:33 PM ET
5 years ago

CNN projection: Critz wins Murtha's seat

(CNN) – CNN projects that Democrat Mark Critz has topped Republican Tim Burns in a special election to fill the late Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha's U.S. House seat.


Filed under: 2010 • Mark Critz • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania House • Tim Burns
May 18th, 2010
10:32 PM ET
5 years ago

Kaine on KY Senate race: Paul will focus on 'extreme ideas'

Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee issued the following statement about the Kentucky Senate race:

(read the full statement after the jump)

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Filed under: 2010 • DNC • Jack Conway • Kentucky • Rand Paul • Tim Kaine
May 18th, 2010
10:28 PM ET
5 years ago

Menendez: Sestak has 'powerful message of change'

(CNN) - Sen. Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, released the following statement Tuesday congratulating Rep. Joe Sestak on his primary victory over incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter.

(Read the full statement after the jump.)

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Filed under: 2010 • Arlen Specter • Joe Sestak • Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania Senate
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