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McDaniel Finally Makes His Move

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff ...

Chris McDaniel Lists His Own Lawyer's Vote As Tainted

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON, Miss., Aug 12 (Reuters) - The Tea Party-backed U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi challenging his loss in t...

Mississippi GOP Won't Hear McDaniel Challenge To Cochran Primary Runoff Win

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican Party on Wednesday refused to hear challenger Chris McDaniel's effort to overturn his June 24 GOP run...

Absentee Senator Pat Roberts Survives Bruising Kansas Primary

Erik Ose | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Erik Ose

Roberts appeared vulnerable earlier this year after questions were raised about his residency in Kansas, similar to what helped defeat veteran Sen. Richard Lugar two years ago.

The Tea Partier Who Lost To Thad Cochran Will Not Give Up Election Challenge

AP | By BILL BARROW and JACK ELLIOTT JR. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the tea party-backed challenger who lost a primary runoff to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, ha...

Comic Book Store Complains About Chris McDaniel's Bus On 'Batman Day'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

Bruce Wayne has a new villain, and his name is Chris McDaniel. The owner of a comic book store in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, awoke Wednesday morning...

In Latest Setback, McDaniel's Push To Review Mississippi Voter Records Rejected

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

An unhappy challenger was dealt another blow in his quest to upend Mississippi's Republican race for the U.S. Senate. Mississippi state Sen. Chris...

Paul Blumenthal

How GOP Donors Funded Sen. Thad Cochran's Winning Appeal To African-Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) appeal to African-American voters in his winning primary election runoff last month was funded entirely by...

McDaniel Still Not Giving Up On Primary Loss

AP | By JEFF AMY | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The challenger who narrowly lost a Republican primary runoff to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is taking his quest to view o...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Split About The Future Of The Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

This primary season has been a very mixed bag for the tea party. Just two weeks after one tea party-backed candidate unexpectedly took down Rep. Eric ...

Ted Cruz, Tea Party Groups Want Probe Of Senate Runoff

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh sign of Republican turmoil, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, tea party groups and losing challenger Chris McDaniel all backed an in...

Thad Cochran Expands Lead Over Chris McDaniel In Certified Results

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

The Mississippi Republican Party certified Sen. Thad Cochran's victory over state lawmaker Chris McDaniel on Monday in the state's Republican primary ...

Republican Hatred Overshadows America's Founding Values

Gerry Myers | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Many politicians in Washington do not agree with one another but, the Republican Party seems to go beyond disagreement and promote hatred. They hate O...

Black Leaders Seek Republican's Help

AP | By BILL BARROW and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent cons...

Tea Partier Not Going Down Without A Fight

AP | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican who lost a primary runoff election to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran said Friday he plans to challenge the results. ...

2014's Most Bizarre Race Just Got Even Weirder

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Chris McDaniel won't give up the fight against Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) in his run for U.S. Senate. Cochran won the runoff election by 6,800 vo...

Paul Blumenthal

GOP Establishment Keeps Promise To Counter Tea Party With Surge In Primary Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's internecine conflict has sparked a surge in independent spending in GOP congressional primaries as establishment ...

Thad Cochran Press Call Turns Into Disaster After Caller Asks About 'Harvested' Black Votes

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

A press conference call for Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) re-election campaign turned into a fiasco on Wednesday when an unidentified caller began ask...

Will Mississippi GOP Return Political Favor To Black Voters?

Karen Hinton | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Karen Hinton

For decades, Mississippi Republicans and Democrats have paid black ministers to appeal to their congregations to vote for their candidates.

Thad Cochran's Opponent Raises Funds For A Potential Runoff Challenge

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost a GOP primary runoff to Sen. Thad Cochran, has done anything but accept the election results. On W...

Young Party Hoppers: Another Mississippi Millennial GOP Leader Makes an Exit

David Dent | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
David Dent

Do Mississippi Republicans have a millennial problem? Evan M. Alvarez, former chairman of the Federation of College Republicans, has deserted the elephant for the donkey.

Tea Partier Refuses To Accept He Lost A Battle To A GOP Senator

AP | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris McDaniel has presented no evidence to support his claim that voter fraud pushed Senate incumbent Thad Cochran to victory...

Chair Of Mississippi College Republicans Resigns To Become A Democrat

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

The first Hispanic chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans resigned Monday because of his concerns about the far right's influen...

Family Of Mississippi Tea Party Leader Who Committed Suicide Plans Legal Action

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

The family of Mississippi tea party leader Mark Mayfield, who committed suicide last week after facing charges for his alleged connection to the photo...

The New Mississippi? Black Sheriff, White Millennial Gun Store Owner and Former GOP County Chair Becomes Obama Fan

David Dent | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
David Dent

His last name is actually Sheriff. Yet, while growing up in Yazoo, Mississippi, Jacob Sheriff never thought he would one day wear the name as a prefix and actually become Sheriff Jacob Sheriff.