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Dust is settling now from several key primary battles last night including a 42 year veteran of congress New York Democrat Charlie Rangel survives.
When he was elected to congress Richard Nixon was in the White House.
They -- top primary battle this year after being censured for ethics violations.
You might remember this picture showing Rangel lounging on the beach in the Caribbean where he.
Owns property is accused of failing to declare -- tax returns but he still won the the support of his constituents here in New York.
Not me he -- that -- community heads.
Crowded behind me when some of the most severe charges have been.
-- made against me in and I.
My community and there's so much it has to be done in this -- yeah -- -- community.
And I'm just glad that -- my community has faith and confidence.
And -- doing it.
So Rangel survives for now not ever -- felt lucky 15 term incumbent lost his seat.
And -- face off with the Tea Party favorite Steve Centanni is on that live in DC with a recap today as the incumbent Steve.
Well bill he's Republican congressman John Sullivan of Oklahoma falling to a Tea Party candidate the newcomer Jim -- staying.
A Sullivan becomes the fourth incumbent congressman to lose in primaries this year -- seemed to be caught off guard by how close this race was.
Because he'd won his five previous elections with increasingly larger percentages of the vote each time.
Now the challenger and the winner in this primary Jim -- -- is a navy pilot and former director -- -- space museum.
He had labeled Sullivan as a career politician and criticized his boats to rescue financial firms during the height of the economic crisis.
This district -- in GOP control since 1986.
So Britain's -- now very likely headed for a seat in congress bill set to a long time members survive.
Was -- surprise.
In the they had hard fought races so there was a chance that neither man could have been unseated Charlie Rangel of course.
Have been censured for ethics violations that he was vulnerable.
But in the end -- was victorious over four different challengers.
In his Harlem district it's now largely Hispanic.
I mean now everybody -- don't know this -- ministry by the Bronx what I want him streets of the Bronx.
I feel my district in the blood in the minds and ambitious.
And they even need did things that you want for this show.
And you tell us senator Orrin hatch won an easy victory over former state senator Dan little Bloomquist had to spend 36 years in office.
And it said this will be his last term he is now promised to go to work on the debt problem as well as.
Tackling social security and Medicare bill right Steve thanks Steve Centanni -- -- recap thing.
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