Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's GOP Senate primary in Georgia, defeating US Rep. John Kingston. Georgia is a red state, but rise of minorities, who tend to vote Democratic, gives Michelle Nunn a better-than-usual chance.
The Hillary Clinton juggernaut is up and rolling toward the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination – and it's even stronger than in 2008, at least in Iowa and New Hampshire, polls show. But the general election is another story.
In Indonesia's presidential election the rival candidates each claimed to win Wednesday. Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo won with 52 percent of the vote, but his Suharto-era opponent, Prabowo Subianto, said other data indicated he had won.
Sen. Thad Cochran is facing a tight runoff Tuesday in the Republican primary with the tea party-backed Chris McDaniel. Looking for an edge, he's appealing to African-American voters. It's a tactic that has raised eyebrows.