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Mississippi Senate Race

Judge Throws Out Chris McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Thad Cochran Victory

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican pri...

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 ...

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...

Ted Cruz, Tea Party Groups Want Probe Of Senate Runoff

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 09.07.2014 | 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...

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 ...

Tea Party Will Be Closely Watched For Voter Intimidation In Mississippi Senate Runoff

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

The Justice Department said Monday it will closely monitor Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff election for voter intimidation after conservative groups ...

GOP Senator Seeks Critical Comeback In Contentious Runoff

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of workers arrive at sunrise at the Ingalls shipyard on the Gulf Coast, and there to greet them are a dozen campai...

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...

Bid To Topple GOP Senator Tests Tea Party Muscle

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

By Nick Carey VICKSBURG, Mississippi, April 1 (Reuters) - It is not shaping up as a great year for the conservative Tea Party movemen...

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 ...

Poll: GOP Senator Trailing To Dem In Mississippi

TPM Election Central | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In yet another indication that Senate Republicans are really playing on defense everywhere this year, a new Rasmussen poll has bad news for them in ev...