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.
Joni Ernest won the Republican primary for US Senate in Iowa and now has a chance to take a Democratic-held seat. With viral Internet ads, a compelling story, and good shooting aim, she's united the tea party and GOP establishment behind her.
Tea party Republican Chris McDaniel barely leads Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi primary, with the race perhaps heading to a June 24 runoff. If Mr. McDaniel wins, Democrats hope he could implode like other tea party candidates have.
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.