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Tea Party-backed candidate
Sasse wins GOP Senate
primary in Nebraska

Fox News, by Editorial Staff

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Posted By:periwinkel, 5/14/2014 10:40:01 AM

Tea Party favorite Ben Sasse won the Republican nomination for an open Senate seat in Nebraska Tuesday night, after a heated and costly primary battle that drew heavy national attention. Sasse, a university president, was able to hold off former state treasurer Shane Osborn and dark horse candidate Sid Dinsdale, who had begun to surge in recent weeks. Sasse grabbed 49 percent of the vote with Dinsdale finishing second and Osborn finishing third, according to preliminary returns.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 5/14/2014 10:50:11 AM     (No. 9848173)

Domina, Sasse´s Democratic opponent, is a self-described progressive. His big issue is shutting down the Keystone Pipeline.

Go Sasse!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMolly, 5/14/2014 10:51:15 AM     (No. 9848174)

This seat should be an easy hold for the GOP. Nebraska is solidly red.

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