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How Does A Cowboy Win Any Fight With A Whip? Our Weird Podcast Has The Answer

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.29.2015 | Weird News

Ever seen a real cowboy whip a cigar out of someone's mouth? Now you can. For this week's Hardcore Weird News podcast, gun-slingin', lasso-throwin'...

Court Rejects Chris McDaniel Senate Primary Challenge

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2014 | Politics

(Adds statements by McDaniel campaign in paragraph 3 and Cochran campaign in paragraph 8) By Emily Le Coz JACKSON, Miss...

Case Regarding Photos Of Thad Cochran's Wife Presented To Grand Jury

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The case of the man accused of taking photos of Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) wife in her nursing home room has been presented to a Mississippi grand ...

Chris McDaniel Lists His Own Lawyer's Vote As Tainted

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2014 | 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...

Absentee Senator Pat Roberts Survives Bruising Kansas Primary

Erik Ose | Posted 10.06.2014 | 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.

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...

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 ...

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 09.06.2014 | 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...

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 09.01.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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.

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 08.30.2014 | 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.

Conservatives Go on Offense Against IRS, RINOs, Executive Orders. They Winning or Whining?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Insurgents this week are pushing for regime change... in the U.S.. Is ISSA our ISIS -- and Lois Lerner really Nixon? Lowry and Alter clash whether the IRS is a true scandal or not even a "smidgeon" of one.

Defeated Republican Challenges Senate Primary Votes

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment from McDaniel spokesman, byline) By Colleen Jenkins June 27 (Reuters) - The Tea Party-backed candidate who...

Report: Tea Party Leader Charged In Thad Cochran Photo Scandal Commits Suicide

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

A supporter for Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R), who was arrested for his alleged connection to the photographing of Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-...

Jason Linkins

Cochran Vs. McDaniel: The Winner And The Whiner

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

They said it couldn't be done. Or rather, that it shouldn't be done. But someone went and did it anyway. And now, they are frothing with incandescent ...

It's Not His Party, and He'll Cry if He Wants To

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Chris McDaniel was the candidate of the Tea Party (tm) corporation and is quite upset at having lost the primary election to sitting senator Thad Cochran. He is right to be upset at losing -- just as anyone is right to be upset at losing. He's also right that the Republican Party today is not the "party of Reagan."