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Mississippi Primary 2014

Black Voters' New Path To Power

Daily Beast | Roland S. Martin | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

Conventional wisdom says black voters are the most reliable Democratic voting blocs in American politics. But Tuesday’s election results in the U.S....

Mississippi's Primary Could Affect The Voting Rights Act

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.26.2014 | Black Voices

Mississippi's 2014 GOP primary face off ended in a victory of Sen. Thad Cochran over Sen. Chris McDaniel. Support from black voters ensured Cochra...

Mississippi Requires Voter ID, But No Party Registration

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi does not register voters by party affiliation, so Tuesday's Republican primary runoff for a U.S. Senate seat is op...

Cochran, McDaniel Go To Primary Runoff In Mississippi Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Veteran Sen. Thad Cochran (Miss.) and state Sen. Chris McDaniel have advanced to a Republican primary runoff in Mississippi's Senate race, The Associa...

Incumbent Beats Former Rep In GOP Primary Battle

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Rep. Steven Palazzo was victorious over former Rep. Gene Taylor in a Mississippi GOP primary election. As a Democrat, Taylor served as th...

GOP Senator, Tea Party Challenger Virtually Tied In Heated Senate Race

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea party favorite Chris McDaniel and six-term Sen. Thad Cochran dueled inconclusively at close quarters in Mississippi's primary ...

Democrats Make Pick In Mississippi Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Travis Childers has won the Democratic primary in Missisippi's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Childers, a former congressman, bested a ...

Mississippi Primary Pits Thad Cochran Against Tea Party Favorite

Reuters | John Whitesides | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi will be fighting for political survival on Tuesday in a Republican primary contes...

Mississippi Senate Race Tops Tuesday's 8 Primaries

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strange, unsavory twists in Mississippi's Senate Republican race are grabbing the most attention of Tuesday's primary elections in...

GOP Senator Facing Tough Tea Party Challenge

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran is facing his toughest primary challenge ...