Jeffery Speak warmed the heart of a weary candidate when he told Lt. Gov. Bill Halter that he had voted for him in last month's U.S. Senate primary and would do so again in Tuesday's runoff.
Rand Paul, the U.S. Senate candidate favored to win the Republican primary here, is offering a series of conservative positions that is one of the most detailed articulations yet of how Tea Party principles would translate into governing.
Perry Bacon Jr.
May 18, 2010; 5:49 AM ET |
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Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, aiming to upend Sen. Blanche Lincoln in Tuesday's Democratic primary, said he is aiming for a "clean victory" but would be happy to make it into a runoff.
May 17, 2010; 6:36 AM ET |
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Sen. Lindsey Graham heads home to South Carolina to campaign for a second Senate term, hoping to fend off conservative challengers angered by his close ties to presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain (Ariz.).
The Washington Post and other news outlets have projected former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee to be the winner of a slugfest with Sen. John McCain. Darryl Fears
With more than half the votes counted, Mike Huckabee was leading with 37 percent of the vote. --Krissah Williams