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GOP Senate Candidate Addressed Conference Hosted By Neo-Confederate Group That Promotes Secessionism

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Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, foreground, explains the rationale for establishing the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition, a group dedicated to the advancement of conservative ideas and legislation during a news conference at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Although the organization is all Republican, McDaniel says they are open to members of other parties. Sen. Michael Watson, R-Pascagoula, in the background, is one of the 11 founding members. (AP Photo/Rogelio | AP

Mississippi Republican Chris McDaniel, who is challenging Sen. Thad Cochran and backed by the Senate Conservatives Fund and the Club for Growth, took the stage with a historian who says Lincoln was a Marxist.

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