primaries http://northernpublicradio.org en Mixed Showings For GOP Veterans In Fla., Wis. http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mixed-showings-gop-veterans-fla-wis <p>Two longtime Republicans, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson and Rep. John Mica of Florida, turned back conservative challengers in primaries on Tuesday while 12-term Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida was trailing tea party challenger Ted Yoho, a veterinarian and political novice.</p><p>Yoho&#39;s strong showing was the surprise of the night as four states held primaries, including Connecticut and Minnesota. He was ahead of Stearns by less than 900 votes, complete but unofficial primary results showed.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:24:55 +0000 Mike Moen & Associated Press 16764 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mixed Showings For GOP Veterans In Fla., Wis.