The news flash that the fighting was on produced almost a sense of relief in Washington. At last, the battle for France was fully engaged. 'Our sons ... this day have set upon a mighty endeavor,' FDR told Americans.
Annette Bosworth lost the South Dakota Republican primary. The next day, Annette Bosworth was charged with six counts of perjury and six counts of filing false documents related to election campaign laws.
A better test of California's two big political reforms – an 'open' primary system and citizen-led redistricting – will come in November. But Tuesday's primaries yielded more competitive races and more candidates seeking middle ground, reformers say.
In southern Mississippi, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran is facing tea party challenger Chris McDaniel. With 91 percent of the state's precincts in, McDaniel was ahead, with a June 24 runoff looking increasingly possible.