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It's not champagne but see that as the beverage of choice for many Republicans -- -- That's because grass roots organizations.
Under the Tea Party umbrella.
Flex their newfound political muscle again in Tuesday's primaries.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron reports from Delaware -- scene of the biggest upset of the night.
-- people of Delaware have Spokane.
And Tea Party conservative Christine O'Donnell shocked moderate Republican Mike Cassel and his establishment supporters for Delaware's GOP senate nomination last night.
This morning's senate Republican officials who had dismissed her candidacy.
Reversed course and pledged 42000 dollars for general election fight hard against Democrat Chris -- desire for GOP senate leader Mitch McConnell who backed castle.
Gable Donnelly heard and skeptical mod that I'm gonna be subordinate -- and we'll hope for the best would like to win easily.
We're going to have to be looking -- -- -- develop where we think the best opportunity.
We'll pick ups are.
And that's -- will be spending the money but party bosses have no plans for the kind of big money out blitz for -- -- -- Tea Party candidates have already started to receive.
Polls suggest O'Donnell trails police she's trying to unite the GOP I'm very convinced that we.
Notice before all this Republican cannibalism I was ahead in the polls.
You can see how we can put this behind this and do some damage repair and did it and then then we contend -- two point lead into a ten point made.
Some Republicans -- -- will cost him a chance to win the seat Joe Biden held for thirty years as well as deny them a critical state needed to win a senate majority.
Democrats are counting on that Republican dilemma to help them it's clear that the Tea Party movement has the upper hand now in the Republican primary electorate.
That's not the general election meanwhile in New -- Republican senate primary establishment favorite Kelly a yacht with Sarah Palin's support.
1 the GOP nomination to face democratic congressman Paul Hodes in November.
-- wind was so close against conservative public LaMont -- it was not decided until this afternoon.
Despite all the tension between street party conservatives and establishment Republicans and whether it's a good thing or a bad thing that -- party candidates keep winning.
There are two things that are benchmarks undeniable.
Since the primaries began more than four million Republican ballots have been cast over Democrats.
And in Delaware where Christine O'Donnell was supposed to be so terrible -- the turnout was supposed to be 25 to 30000.
It was almost double.
-- Carl Cameron reporting from Delaware Carl thanks for that.
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