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October 13, 2010 | By Steve Padilla, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Chris Coons opening statement Wolf Blitzer of CNN and co-moderator Nancy Karibjanian, anchor of WHYY-TV's nightly news and information program, welcome the candidates to the University of Delaware. The first hour will be a Q & A. The second part will involve questions from students. Blitzer asks for no applause during the debate. A coin toss determined the order of evening. Two-minute opening statements will be made in the much-anticipated first and only debate to fill Vice President Joe Biden's longtime Senate seat.
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December 14, 2011 | By James Oliphant
She's not a witch. But she has the power to make Democrats jump for joy over her endorsement of Mitt Romney. She is, of course, Christine O'Donnell, the former Senate candidate from Delaware who failed to be elected last year in a season in which Republicans won just about every race from dogcatcher on up. O'Donnell, you might remember, cut an infamous campaign ad in which she jokingly denied dabbling in the occult. Delaware voters were not amused and sent Chris Coons to the Senate.
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October 19, 2010 | By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times
Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell, a "tea party" movement favorite who has become a political pincushion for Democrats, found herself precariously perched on a new limb Tuesday when  she seemed unsure whether the Constitution guaranteed that church and state be kept separate. O’Donnell, who wrested the GOP nomination from Delaware’s Republican establishment, met her Democratic opponent Chris Coons in their third debate for the Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden.
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August 30, 2011 | By James Oliphant
Christine O'Donnell was threatening to make trouble for Sarah Palin's speech this weekend to a tea-party group in Iowa, but it looks like O'Donnell won't be showing up after all. After it was widely reported that the former Delaware senatorial candidate, author, and TV interview flight risk would speak before Palin at the Indianola, Ia. event Saturday, the organizers of the "Restoring America" rally have apparently changed their minds. One of the rally's organizers, Charlie Gruschow, said, that “there were issues with the schedule of the event,” adding that the group, Tea Party of America received “some comments from people planning on attending the event questioning” the decision to add O'Donnell to the agenda.
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September 26, 1987 | LEN HALL
Estancia High School used a stubborn defense and the running of Joshua Wojtkiewicz and Greg Schabarum to earn its second win in a row Friday night, beating Los Amigos, 18-7, at Davidson Field in Newport Beach. The Eagle defense held Los Amigos to 20 yards rushing in the second half--and just 74 for the game. Wojtkiewicz and Schabarum combined for 104 of Estancia's 187 yards on 27 carries.
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November 2, 2010 | By Michael Muskal
Christine O’Donnell, the Senate candidate who questioned whether separation of church and state was explicitly in the Constitution, said on Tuesday that she prays that her supporters will turn out and snatch victory from what polls say is a likely defeat. “I’m feeling very excited,” O’Donnell said after voting and dropping off a box of doughnuts, one of America’s favorite comfort foods.  “It’s neck and neck and I’m praying that everybody turns out.” O’Donnell, who upset the GOP establishment to win the Senate nomination, and her Democratic opponent, Chris Coons, voted Tuesday morning in Wilmington, Del. They are fighting for the seat held for more than 30 years by Vice President Joe Biden.
NEWS
August 30, 2011 | By James Oliphant
Christine O'Donnell was threatening to make trouble for Sarah Palin's speech this weekend to a tea-party group in Iowa, but it looks like O'Donnell won't be showing up after all. After it was widely reported that the former Delaware senatorial candidate, author, and TV interview flight risk would speak before Palin at the Indianola, Ia. event Saturday, the organizers of the "Restoring America" rally have apparently changed their minds. One of the rally's organizers, Charlie Gruschow, said, that “there were issues with the schedule of the event,” adding that the group, Tea Party of America received “some comments from people planning on attending the event questioning” the decision to add O'Donnell to the agenda.
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August 17, 2011 | By Amy Hubbard, Los Angeles Times
Christine O'Donnell is promoting her new book, "Troublemaker," whose title is from a Time magazine reference to the former Delaware Senate candidate and "tea party" favorite. In the book, and in recent interviews, O'Donnell has made no secret of one of her big regrets — and her feeling of betrayal at the hands of Bill Maher, a man she had considered a friend. On "Real Time With Bill Maher," the HBO host featured a bit of 1999 video from "Politically Correct" with O'Donnell. In her new book, she says the clip showed a "nothing comment" about a boy she'd known in high school who dabbled in the occult and it started a "modern-day witch hunt – with me cast as … well, as the witch.
NEWS
December 14, 2011 | By James Oliphant
She's not a witch. But she has the power to make Democrats jump for joy over her endorsement of Mitt Romney. She is, of course, Christine O'Donnell, the former Senate candidate from Delaware who failed to be elected last year in a season in which Republicans won just about every race from dogcatcher on up. O'Donnell, you might remember, cut an infamous campaign ad in which she jokingly denied dabbling in the occult. Delaware voters were not amused and sent Chris Coons to the Senate.
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December 31, 2010 | By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times
Christine O'Donnell, who was backed by the conservative "tea party" movement in her unsuccessful bid for a Senate seat from Delaware, denied Thursday that she had misused campaign funds, and she criticized opponents for pursuing a federal investigation into her spending. "There's been no impermissible use of campaign funds whatsoever," O'Donnell said on ABC's "Good Morning America. " "You have to look at this whole thug-politic tactic for what it is. " Speaking on NBC's "Today" show, O'Donnell was more explicit, castigating mainstream Republicans and Democrats.
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August 17, 2011 | By Amy Hubbard, Los Angeles Times
Christine O'Donnell is promoting her new book, "Troublemaker," whose title is from a Time magazine reference to the former Delaware Senate candidate and "tea party" favorite. In the book, and in recent interviews, O'Donnell has made no secret of one of her big regrets — and her feeling of betrayal at the hands of Bill Maher, a man she had considered a friend. On "Real Time With Bill Maher," the HBO host featured a bit of 1999 video from "Politically Correct" with O'Donnell. In her new book, she says the clip showed a "nothing comment" about a boy she'd known in high school who dabbled in the occult and it started a "modern-day witch hunt – with me cast as … well, as the witch.
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December 31, 2010 | By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times
Christine O'Donnell, who was backed by the conservative "tea party" movement in her unsuccessful bid for a Senate seat from Delaware, denied Thursday that she had misused campaign funds, and she criticized opponents for pursuing a federal investigation into her spending. "There's been no impermissible use of campaign funds whatsoever," O'Donnell said on ABC's "Good Morning America. " "You have to look at this whole thug-politic tactic for what it is. " Speaking on NBC's "Today" show, O'Donnell was more explicit, castigating mainstream Republicans and Democrats.
NEWS
November 2, 2010 | By Michael Muskal
Christine O’Donnell, the Senate candidate who questioned whether separation of church and state was explicitly in the Constitution, said on Tuesday that she prays that her supporters will turn out and snatch victory from what polls say is a likely defeat. “I’m feeling very excited,” O’Donnell said after voting and dropping off a box of doughnuts, one of America’s favorite comfort foods.  “It’s neck and neck and I’m praying that everybody turns out.” O’Donnell, who upset the GOP establishment to win the Senate nomination, and her Democratic opponent, Chris Coons, voted Tuesday morning in Wilmington, Del. They are fighting for the seat held for more than 30 years by Vice President Joe Biden.
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November 2, 2010 | By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau
After a campaign that became a political spectacle, Chris Coons has defeated "tea party" favorite Christine O'Donnell, retaining for Democrats the Delaware Senate seat once held for more than 36 years by Vice President Joe Biden. Christine O'Donnell's 15 minutes of political fame actually lasted roughly 50 days. It was seven weeks ago that she shocked the political world by defeating nine-term Rep. Michael N. Castle, also the state's former governor, in the Republican primary. That race was influenced, like several others this year, by outside groups such as the Tea Party Express and a late endorsement from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
NEWS
October 19, 2010 | By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times
Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell, a "tea party" movement favorite who has become a political pincushion for Democrats, found herself precariously perched on a new limb Tuesday when  she seemed unsure whether the Constitution guaranteed that church and state be kept separate. O’Donnell, who wrested the GOP nomination from Delaware’s Republican establishment, met her Democratic opponent Chris Coons in their third debate for the Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden.
NEWS
October 15, 2010 | By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau
Campaigning in his vice president's home state, President Obama today said that of all the tough decisions he's made in the past two years, "the single best" was tapping Joe Biden as his running mate. "Joe has been an extraordinary vice president, a great friend, a fighter -- someone who knows what our core mission is," Obama said. "I know that me taking him out of Delaware for a while was frustrating. But I assure you it was worth it, at least for me. " The comment may have simply been a case of the president currying favor with his audience, as he campaigned with Biden in Wilmington for the man seeking to fill Biden's former Senate seat, Democrat Chris Coons.
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September 16, 2010 | By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau
Christine O'Donnell's upset win in the Delaware Republican Senate primary has brought with it a major infusion of cash and now a featured role at this weekend's Values Voter Summit in Washington. FRC Action, which sponsors the annual gathering of social conservatives, announced the addition of O'Donnell to their schedule Thursday. It marks O'Donnell's first major public event since her stunning victory over Rep. Mike Castle in Tuesday's election. Even as some Republicans have expressed doubts about her electability, O'Donnell has been embraced by many conservative activists in the days since her victory.
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September 12, 2010 | By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau
At a Tea Party Express rally last week, Christine O'Donnell bounded onto the stage and lit up the crowd with the same fiery style that has turned Tuesday's Senate primary into another battle for the future of the Republican Party. O'Donnell, a longtime activist who has made a career of crusading for abstinence-based sex education and other conservative issues, is now within striking distance of beating one of Delaware's best-known public figures: Rep. Michael N. Castle, the tiny state's sole representative in the House for nearly 20 years and before that its governor for two terms.
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October 14, 2010 | By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau
"Tea party"-backed Republican Christine O'Donnell went on the offensive Wednesday in Delaware's first Senate debate, accusing rival Chris Coons of being a "rubber stamp" for Democrats, as he tried to stick to points of policy. The campaign so far has largely focused on O'Donnell, who became an instant national figure after her surprise primary triumph over a moderate and disclosures about her conservative religious views that some have painted as extreme. Her debut campaign ad sought to address her past statements that she had dabbled in the black arts in high school.
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October 13, 2010 | By Steve Padilla, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Chris Coons opening statement Wolf Blitzer of CNN and co-moderator Nancy Karibjanian, anchor of WHYY-TV's nightly news and information program, welcome the candidates to the University of Delaware. The first hour will be a Q & A. The second part will involve questions from students. Blitzer asks for no applause during the debate. A coin toss determined the order of evening. Two-minute opening statements will be made in the much-anticipated first and only debate to fill Vice President Joe Biden's longtime Senate seat.
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