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McCain, Brewer Win in Arizona

GOP incumbents cruise to victory

(Newser) - John McCain has cruised to victory in Arizona, easily defeating conservative challenger JD Hayworth. The Republican now looks to set to win a fifth term in the US Senate, the AP reports. McCain looked vulnerable to anti-incumbent sentiment early in the campaign but fought back by shifting to the rights... More »

Meg Whitman vs. Carly Fiorina: Catfight!

California's GOP nominees for US Senate, governor share contentious history

(Newser) - Gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman and US Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina are the first women to fill those roles for the California Republican party, which means they're often treated as a unit despite their numerous differences and contentious history. "It's like—OK, we've got two gals running now, they must... More »

McCain Defends Staffers From Palin

Says he's 'proud' of her, but 'it's just time to move on'

(Newser) - John McCain is careful to praise Sarah Palin at the same time he stands by the staffers she's going after in her book. “There's been a lot of dust flying around in the last few days,” he tells Reuters , referring to the publication of Palin’s Going Rogue.... More »

Palin Book All 'Fabrications': McCain Aide

In Maddow interview, Wallace points to 'bizarre fixation' on past

(Newser) - Rachel Maddow’s show has surely been the locus of some Sarah Palin bashing, but last night it got its ammunition from an unlikely source—her handler during last year’s campaign. Nicolle Wallace is not happy about her characterization in Palin’s Going Rogue, and gave an interview despite... More »

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