TEA PARTY RULES: Rand Paul Crushes Rino To Win GOP Nomination
Tea Party-backed Rand Paul wins Kentucky Republican Senate primary
Propelled by his father, Ron Paul's, fundraising apparatus and buoyed by support from tea party activists, Rand Paul easily won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate Tuesday night - a result that seemed unimaginable as little as a year ago.
AP: Paul wins Ky. Sen. primary in test of tea party
With 31 percent of precincts reporting, Paul was leading with 65,702 votes, or 59 percent, to Grayson's 40,767 votes or 37 percent.
MSNBC: Paul wins Republican Senate nod in Kentucky
GOP race pitted Tea Party-backed Rand Paul against Ky. secretary of state