Washington (CNN) - Two of the Republicans who lost high profile Senate races in last year's mid-terms are vowing to stay engaged with new political efforts.
Delaware candidate Christine O'Donnell, who captured the political world's attention after her upset victory against Rep. Michael Castle in the primary, sent an email Tuesday to supporters detailing the beginning of her political action committee, ChristinePAC, and asking for donations.
Washington (CNN) - Republican Christine O'Donnell, who lost her Delaware Senate bid, is scoffing at reports the Justice Department and FBI have launched a criminal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds, telling CNN Thursday she only learned of the apparent probe from media inquiries.
"I find it awfully suspicious, that if there is an investigation that the [Associated Press] was tipped off before we were tipped off or our lawyer or any other officials," O'Donnell said during an interview on American Morning. "And as we've looked into it, this is simply the same CREW complaint that is obviously politically motivated that's been circulating for the past couple of months."
Washington (CNN) - Republican Christine O'Donnell, who lost her bid for U.S. Senate from Delaware, is lashing out at reports the Justice Department and FBI have launched a criminal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds for personal expenses, calling any such probe "thug tactics."
Justice Department prosecutors and FBI agents have started the investigation, a source with knowledge of the probe confirmed to CNN. The source could not speak on the record because of the investigation is deemed sensitive. The source would not provide any further details and the FBI and Justice Department had no comment.
(CNN) - She handily lost her bid for the Senate, but Delaware Republican Christine O'Donnell says she's fielding plenty of other job offers.
Appearing on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno - the Tea Party-backed candidate whose colorful comments rocketed her to the national stage but ultimately hindered her Senate hopes – said plenty of high-profile opportunities are knocking on her door.
(CNN) – Republican Christine O'Donnell sounded a defiant tone the day after losing her Delaware Senate bid to Democrat Chris Coons, calling her loss a "symptom of Republican cannibalism."
"In other areas, where the establishment Republican didn't win their primary, the local Republican parties united right away. Solidarity goes a long way. Unfortunately, that never happened in Delaware," O'Donnell said during an interview on CNN's American Morning.
(CNN) – "We were victorious."
Those are the words of Republican and Tea Party favorite Christine O'Donnell in Delaware.
(CNN) - Democrat Chris Coons has beat out Tea Party-backed Republican nominee Christine O'Donnell in the race to fill Vice President Joe Biden's old U.S. Senate seat, CNN projects. Democratic Sen. Ted Kaufman, who replaced Biden, is retiring. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.
Dover, Delaware (CNN) - "Can I ask for your vote today? I want to fight to keep your taxes low," Christine O'Donnell told voters as they arrived to cast their ballots at Dover High School. O'Donnell the Republican nominee for the US Senate has been traversing the state today in an RV.
She began the morning casting her own vote in Wilmington before heading south. Three miles away Chris Coons the Democratic nominee walked into the voting booth with his young son to cast his vote. And at a third polling place a stone's throw away, Vice President Joe Biden returned to his home town to cast his vote before a throng of reporters.
(CNN) – It appears differences have been set aside between Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's campaign and Delaware 28 executive producer Tim Qualls as a 24-minute commercial by the candidate is now running on the station.
A controversy erupted Monday because the station had not run O'Donnell's ad as previously scheduled.