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Tea Party Choice Mike Lee Wins in Utah

Lawyer wins GOP Senate nomination in battle of the Tea Partiers

(Newser) - Utah's Republican voters, faced with a choice of two Tea Party-backed candidates with near-identical platforms, picked the one with the legal background over the one with the business background. Mike Lee has been elected as the state's GOP nominee for US Senate, beating Tim Bridgewater by 51% to 49%, Politico... More »

2 Tea Partiers Square Off in Utah GOP Senate Primary

Bridgewater faces Lee for Bob Bennett seat

(Newser) - Like many Republican primaries around the country, Utah's election today features a Tea Party-backed candidate who praises the virtues of small government. In the Beehive State, however, the Tea Party pick isn't running against a Washington-backed candidate—Sen. Bob Bennett got the boot when the field was narrowed to two—... More »

Tea Party Fervor Ousts Utah Senator Bob Bennett

Incumbent loses GOP nod amid anti-incumbent mood

(Newser) - The first incumbent goes down: Utah Senator Bob Bennett lost his bid for the Republican nomination today amid fierce anti-Washington sentiment, reports the Salt Lake Tribune . The 18-year incumbent lost his chance to run for a fourth term to a conservative candidate backed by the Tea Party, Mike Lee, and... More »

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