Christine O'Donnell

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  • Associated Press
In "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's character exemplifies what one writer calls "the kitschification of the 'burbs."

    Culture Briefs

    'Every leading Delaware Republican knows that Christine O'Donnell is way out of the mainstream.'


  • Bloggers on primary result

    Views from around the web on Tuesday's primary results.


  • Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell smiles while addressing supporters after winning the Republican nomination for Senate in Delaware, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Dover, Ms. O'Donnell upset Rep. Mike Castle. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

    O'Donnell gets GOP establishment backing

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed Christine O'Donnell's bid for Senate, one day after the "tea party" favorite defeated party establishment candidate Rep. Mike Castle in the GOP primary in Delaware.


  • Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell chats with voters in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday. Ms. O'Donnell took on nine-term Rep. Michael N. Castle in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat. (AP Photo)

    Del. tea party favorite O'Donnell upends Castle

    Conservative activist Christine O'Donnell earned a stunning victory in Delaware's Republican Senate primary Tuesday, riding a wave of tea party anger and advertising dollars to oust U.S. Rep. Michael Castle.


  • Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell addresses supporters during a Tea Party Express news conference in support of her election bid in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

    'Tea party' hopes to stay hot

    The "tea party" movement is trying to add to its string of nationwide GOP primary upsets this election year by winning Tuesday in New Hampshire and Delaware, both crucial seats in the fight to control the Senate.


  • Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell addresses supporters during a Tea Party Express news conference in support of her election bid in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

    GOP tries to defeat 'tea party'-backed candidate

    Republican leaders, top strategists and even the Delaware state GOP chairman have taken the unusual step of openly working to defeat 'tea party' favorite Christine O'Donnell and ensure the nomination of their preferred candidate, nine-term Rep. Michael N. Castle.


  • Associated Press
Rep. Michael N. Castle, Delaware Republican, is taking his GOP rival for the nomination for Senate more seriously after a Republican senator was denied renomination by an insurgent in Alaska.

    In Delaware, GOP insurgent O'Donnell storms Castle

    The aftershocks from Alaska are being felt clear across the country in Delaware.


  • Brian Murphy for Governor
BACKED, BUT BEHIND: Brian Murphy (below) has the endorsement of Sarah Palin, but he still trails former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., in Maryland.

    'Tea party' struggles on Democrats' turf

    The "tea party" movement that staged upset midterm victories from the rugged West to the Deep South faces tough challenges next month in the Mid-Atlantic states of Maryland and Delaware — Democratic strongholds where more established, well-funded candidates have big leads in the marquee races.


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