Organizers for Saturday's tea party rally in Iowa Tuesday blamed an internal miscommunication over the event's schedule for rescinding a speaking slot Tuesday for former Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell.
Republican Christine O'Donnell, who lost her bid for U.S. Senate from Delaware, is lashing out at reports the Justice Department and FBI have launched a criminal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds for personal expenses, calling any such probe "thug tactics."
Billions of dollars poured into political ads this election cycle, and they weren't just negative commercials, or attack ads, but messages of searing personal indictment. The question is: Did they work?
Democrat Chris Coons defeated Tea Party-backed Christine O'Donnell in Delaware's U.S. Senate race Tuesday, bursting Republican hopes of taking a seat that Vice President Joe Biden held for nearly four decades.
In one spot, a moderate Republican congressman is portrayed as a demon sheep -- a threat to the Republican flock. In another ad, a candidate for governor declares to viewers, "I'm one tough nerd!" And, of course, there's the now-infamous "I am not a witch" spot.
A feisty Christine O'Donnell attacked her Democratic opponent but also stumbled in Wednesday's debate with Chris Coons in their election battle for Delaware's U.S. Senate seat held for nearly four decades by Vice President Joe Biden.
In a very clever television advertisement, Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell looks directly at the camera and says to voters: "I'm not a witch. ... I'm you." In another ad, O'Donnell says that unlike her Democratic opponent Chris Coons, "I didn't go to Yale. I didn't inherit millions like my opponent. I'm you."
Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is asking voters to give her a second look. At a candidate forum sponsored by a group of local Republicans, O'Donnell blamed her campaign's recent troubles on unfair coverage in the "liberal media."
Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell, in comments exclusive to CNN, refused to answer specific questions Monday night about allegations she misused funds from her previous campaign and tried to downplay their significance.
Tea Party euphoria confronted reality Sunday, with Delaware Senate primary winner Christine O'Donnell backing out of scheduled talk show appearances amid talk of possible civil war among Republicans over the conservative movement.
Christine O'Donnell shocked the political establishment last week with her victory in the Republican Senate primary in Delaware against Rep. Mike Castle. Like most Tea Party activists, O'Donnell has embraced the anti-Washington rhetoric that has been popular among congressional candidates in the current political climate.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich repeatedly brought social conservatives to their feet Saturday with an impassioned address in which he warned that America faces a dual threat from the Democratic establishment on the one hand and Islamic terrorists on the other.
Hotly energized social conservatives gave a hero's welcome to Delaware political upstart Christine O'Donnell on Friday -- one of the highlights of a two-day gathering of so-called "values voters" that illustrated the GOP's promise and peril heading into November's midterm elections.
Positioning herself as a conservative gate-crasher, Christine O'Donnell won more than 53 percent of the vote against U.S. Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware's Republican U.S. Senate primary Tuesday, a contest that showcased the Republican warfare between conservative Tea Party supporters and the more moderate party structures.
Conservative political commentator Christine O'Donnell, who surprised many by winning the nomination for one of the U.S. Senate seats for Delaware, said Wednesday she's "very confident" she can win in November "with or without" the support of the Republican Party.
Tuesday's round of primaries in seven states and Washington, D.C., is the last big event in the run-up to November's midterm elections. Hawaii holds the last nominating contest of this election cycle on Saturday.
Tuesday marks the final round of the primaries before November's general election. Seven states will be voting. But two contests in particular symbolize the struggle we've seen all year between the centrists and ideological activists.