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WI GOV: Walker To Face Barrett

Milwaukee Co. Exec. Scott Walker (R) has won the GOP primary, defeating former Rep. Mark Neumann (R).

The AP has called the race for Walker, who led Neumann 57%-41% of the vote with 41% of precincts counted.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 11:09pm

RI House: Cicilline To Face Loughlin, Langevin Gets A Scare

Providence Mayor David Cicilline (D) emerged from a bloody primary to win the Democratic nod in the race to replace retiring Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D).

Cicilline topped former party Chair Bill Lynch (D), former Gem Plumbing President Anthony Gemma (D) and state Rep. David Segal (D), 36%-23%-22%-19%, to capture the nod.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 10:30pm

RI GOV: Robitaille Advances

Gov. Don Carcieri's (R) former communications director John Robitaille (R) has won the GOP primary for governor of Rhode Island, defeating former state Rep. Victor Moffitt (R).

The AP has called the race in favor of Robitaille, who leads Moffitt 69% to 31% with 63% of precincts counted.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 10:13pm

DE House: Urquhart Ekes Past Rollins

Conservative developer Glen Urquhart (R) appeared to eke past party endorsed multimillionaire Michele Rollins (R) by about 650 votes (49%-48%) in the race to replace Rep. Mike Castle (R). Rollins' loss means the two social moderates in tonight's statewide DE contests (Castle is the other) have gone down in defeat.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 10:05pm

WI SEN: Johnson Cruises, Showdown With Feingold Becomes Official

Businessman Ron Johnson (R) has won the Wisconsin GOP Senate primary, advancing to a matchup against Sen. Russ Feingold (D) that has more or less already been taking place for weeks.

The AP has called the GOP primary for Johnson, who made quick work of businessman Dave Westlake (R) and plumber Stephen Finn (R), 2 minor competitors. With 7% of precincts counted, Johnson led Westlake 85% to 10%.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 9:56pm

DE SEN: O'Donnell Pulls Off Stunning Upset Over Castle

Updated 9:37 p.m

Christine O'Donnell has pulled off a stunning upset victory in Delaware's GOP Senate primary, defeating Rep. Mike Castle and dealing Republicans a major blow in their quest to recapture a Senate majority this year.

With 86% of precincts reported, the AP called the race with O'Donnell leading Castle 54% to 46%.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 9:20pm

MD GOV: Ehrlich Set For Rematch With O'Malley

Former Gov. Bob Ehrlich (R) has defeated businessman Brian Murphy (R) in the Maryland's GOP primary for governor, successfully fending off the insurgent campaign of a 33-year old political neophyte.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 9:00pm

NH GOV: Stephen To Face Lynch In General Election

As expected, former state Health and Human Services Commissioner John Stephen (R) has won New Hampshire's GOP primary for governor, defeating 3 other opponents.

The AP has called the race for Stephen, who leads the way with 73% with 6% of precincts counted. Stephen was never really threatened in the primary and became an instant front-runner in the GOP race upon entering the contest in March.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 8:37pm

Warner: Unresolved Issues Stall Spectrum Bill

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., shed light Tuesday on some of the issues holding up his public safety communication and spectrum legislation, saying there is widespread conceptual agreement but no signs yet that the details will be resolved soon. Warner said he thought his bill would be "low-hanging fruit" given that no one disagreed with the premise of improving public safety communications or finding out how much spectrum is unused. "It's a heck of a lot easier to get Democrats and Republicans to agree than to get mobile engineers to agree on which kind of standards and equipment they ought to

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 4:47pm

Craigslist Under More Pressure Over Adult Ads

A day before a Craigslist official is scheduled to testify at a House hearing, a group of anti-sex trafficking experts sent a letter Tuesday to company executives imploring them to shut down the site's erotic ads sections worldwide. The letter is the latest salvo in a campaign waged against Craigslist aimed at forcing the online classifieds site to eliminate ads that critics say help promote sex trafficking. The effort gained national momentum in late August when a group of state attorneys general urged Craigslist to close the adult services section on its U.S. site.

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 4:36pm