Paul wins GOP Kentucky Senate nod

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul talks with a person in the foreground as opponent C.M. "Trey" Grayson, top, and host Bill Goodman await the beginning of a televised candidate forum in Lexington, Ky., Monday, May 10, 2010. ((AP Photo/Ed Reinke))

May 18, 2010 9:37:09 PM PDT
Political novice Rand Paul rode support from tea party activists to victory in Kentucky's Republican Senate primary Tuesday night, delivering a jolt to the GOP establishment and providing fresh evidence of widespread voter discontent in a turbulent midterm election season.