Evolution-Denying Georgia Senate Bid Fails, Chamber Wins

May 21, 2014 1:47 PM

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The two Georgia Republicans who will compete for a U.S. Senate nomination in a July runoff vote are hardly known outside their home state -- and that’s the good news for the party.

The candidate in yesterday’s seven-candidate primary race who garnered the most national attention -- Paul Broun, a Tea Party-backed member of the U.S. House who once called evolution a lie “straight from the pit of Hell” -- won just 10 percent of the vote. His defeat was a top priority for a busine...

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