Stories You Should Know (6/9/10)

The Washington Post – (Washington, D.C.)
Former eBay chief Meg Whitman on Tuesday won a swift and decisive victory in the Republican primary for California governor, pitting her against former governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown in what is likely to be a bitter fight to lead a state in crisis.

The Associated Press – (Las Vegas, NV)
Nevada Republicans have chosen tea party favorite Sharron Angle to take on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November.

The Wall Street Journal – (USA)
Two Republicans in South Carolina’s first congressional district will be heading into a runoff on June 22 — but not the two many thought it would be when the race began.

40/ – (Little Rock, AK)
Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, John Boozman, released a statement late Tuesday night after Democrats announced incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln as their nominee.

The Associated Press – (Washington, D.C.)
With fresh November match-ups set, Democrats are wasting little time propping up three of their most vulnerable Senate incumbents while criticizing their newly minted GOP opponents as too extreme for the country. Republicans returned the criticism as general election campaigns got under way across the country.

The Huffington Post – (USA)
Orly Taitz, the Israeli émigré and California dentist who has made a name for herself by insisting in court that President Obama is not an American citizen, has lost her effort to become the Republican nominee for California’s Secretary of State.


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