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Mississippi Senate 2014

Travis Childers Loses Senate Race To Thad Cochran

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) was defeated by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) on Tuesday. The race between Childers and Cochran was a relative...

Thad Cochran Wins 2014 Mississippi Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) defeated former Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) on Tuesday. Cochran was first elected to the Senate in 1978. The rac...

Mississippi Senate Election Results: Thad Cochran Wins

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) defeated former Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) on Tuesday. Cochran was first elected to the Senate in 1978. The rac...

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 ...

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...

Jon Ward

Incumbent GOP Senator On The Ropes In Mississippi As Runoff Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- The nastiest campaign in the country likely will go on for three more weeks. Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran trailed tea party...

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 Attacks Tea Party Rival As 'Wrong On Meth'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

One way to tell how seriously a sitting senator takes a primary challenge is by looking at how tough the incumbent's ads are. In the case of Sen. Thad...

Conservative Dem Jumps In Heated Senate Race

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Travis Childers, a conservative Democrat who served just over two years in Congress, says he's running for the U.S. Senate in ...