U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is advancing to the November election after sailing through the primaries without facing a challenger from his Democratic party; he will face small-business owner Matthew Corey, who won the GOP nod.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's comeback bid fizzled in the Republican primary for his old job, as voters chose County Commissioner Jeff Johnson to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz in the governor's race.
A celebrated teacher has defeated the party-endorsed candidate in the Democratic primary for a Connecticut U.S. House seat being vacated by Rep. Elizabeth Esty, who acknowledged mishandling sexual harassment complaints in her office.
One of House Speaker Paul Ryan's former aides took a giant step Tuesday toward filling his old boss' seat in Congress, winning a Republican primary to advance to the November election against a union ironworker known for his mustache.
The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set up a two-woman race for his seat, part of an unusual primary featuring both of Minnesota's Senate seats on the same ballot.
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes in state's Republican gubernatorial primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount.
Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders won Vermont's Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday but was expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns, and support other Democratic candidates.