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McCain, Rubio, Wasserman Schultz on ballot for primary Tuesday

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 01:14

Several high profile races mark primary Tuesday. Among them, the re-election bid for GOP Senators Marco Rubio and John McCain, along with Democratic Congressman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Linda So reports.

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A big day for U.S. Senator John McCain as he tries to extend his 30-year career in Congress. SOUNDBITE: U.S. REPUBLICAN SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN, ARIZONA, SAYING: "We're very confident about the outcome today." Voters in Arizona are heading to the polls for Tuesday primaries. It's primary day in Florida as well where U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is hoping to prevail in his re-election bid after his failed presidential campaign. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is fighting to hold onto her House seat. The primary coming not long after she resigned as DNC chairwoman, following the email scandal that showed her favoring Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. SOUNDBITE: U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, FLORIDA, SAYING: "People across South Florida care about jobs, they care about Social Security, they care about having a representative that's gonna be their voice and that's gonna have their back, and that political extraneous stuff is not something that is a part of the life." Tim Canova, who is backed by former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, is hoping to upset the longtime incumbent for the congressional seat.

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McCain, Rubio, Wasserman Schultz on ballot for primary Tuesday

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 01:14