Winners: Wrestling's McMahon, Colorado's Bennet

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Linda McMahon, a former wrestling executive, waves to supporters during her campaign party after winning the Republican primary in Cromwell, Conn., Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

August 10, 2010 9:47:49 PM PDT
Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the Republican Senate primary to join the slate of outsider-candidates who will carry the GOP banner this fall.