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Mississippi Senate Primary

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

AP | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.31.2014 | 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...

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...

Tea Party Candidate Runs to 'Save The Republic'

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

ELLISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Chris McDaniel comes from a small town, with a skyline of church steeples and a courthouse that overshadows a memorial to C...

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 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...

Michael McAuliff

Club For Growth Hits GOP Senator For Votes He Cast When Jimmy Carter Was President

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It looks like the Club for Growth really holds a grudge. The right-leaning free enterprise group that has been going after Republican in...