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Smith wins Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Republican and political newcomer Tom Smith on Tuesday beat out four Republican rivals, including the candidate endorsed by the state party, for the chance to run against U.S. Senator Robert Casey, a Democrat, in the s...
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Pennsylvania Senate: The race at a glance

News : The Week: News & Opinion (2 years ago)

When Republican coal magnate Tom Smith won a five-way GOP primary to challenge incumbent Sen. Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), few people took his Senate bid seriously — even though he spent more than $4 million of his own fortune to beat his... Read Post

Even without Santorum, intrigue in Pennsylvania primaries

News / Independent News : Yes, But, However! (3 years ago)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five Pennsylvania Republicans face off on Tuesday for the chance to run against Democratic Senator Robert Casey in November, while two incumbent U.S. Representatives, both Democrats, are competing for the state'... Read Post

Rand Paul calls for declaration of war against Islamic State jihadists

News : The Raw Story (2 hours ago)

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against Islamic State militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. In... Read Post

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