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Primary upsets

Tea Party favorite wins in Delaware; race close in N.H.

Upstart Christine O’Donnell upset incumbent Representative Mike Castle in Delaware’s US Senate Republican primary race. Upstart Christine O’Donnell upset incumbent Representative Mike Castle in Delaware’s US Senate Republican primary race. (Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / September 15, 2010

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The surging Tea Party movement grabbed a startling upset last night in Delaware, defeating a longtime politician who had the backing of the Republican Party establishment and delivering a blow to the GOP’s hopes of recapturing the Senate majority. (Full article: 1420 words)

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