With about 2,800 absentee ballots yet to be counted, US Rep. Charlie Rangel appears to have eked out yet another close victory in a district that is now majority Hispanic. His chief opponent has yet to concede.
Sen. Thad Cochran (R) of Mississippi prevailed Tuesday in the GOP primary against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel. He pulled off the upset with help from black Democratic voters and GOP establishment figures.
Charlie Rangel is a new man on the campaign trail – energetic and everywhere as he pursues one last run for Congress. Tuesday's vote will tell if it's enough to overcome an image of a once-censured, tired, Capitol Hill insider.
Tea party insurgent Chris McDaniel has momentum as he seeks to unseat Republican Sen. Thad Cochran in Tuesday's GOP runoff in Mississippi. Team Cochran hopes outreach to black voters will save the day.
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.