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Mississippi Primary

Chris McDaniel Lists His Own Lawyer's Vote As Tainted

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | 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...

Can Georgia's GOP Senate Runoff Top Mississippi's?

John A. Tures | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Just as Mississippi provided a thrilling GOP Senate primary runoff that still doesn't seem to be over, Georgia is giving political pundits more excitement this summer.

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...

McDaniel Still Not Giving Up On Primary Loss

AP | By JEFF AMY | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The challenger who narrowly lost a Republican primary runoff to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is taking his quest to view o...

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 ...

Conservative Blogger Says GOP Operative 'Helped Kill' Tea Party Leader Who Committed Suicide

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) may have eked out a narrow victory over state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) in the Mississippi Senate primary, but this bizarre ...

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...

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...

Mighty Obliged

Jonathan Richards | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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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 ...

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...

Chris McDaniel Is a Sore Loser

Andrew Pavelyev | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Andrew Pavelyev

Is it just me or is Chris McDaniel a really sore loser? Not only he delivered an angry non-concession speech on the election night, but at the time of this writing he still refuses to concede and threatens to sue.

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...

Amanda Terkel

The Top Races To Watch In The June 24 Primaries

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea party is getting its best chance to knock off a sitting senator on Tuesday, when Chris McDaniel faces Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss....

Precious Memories (Part I): Thad Cochran's Animal Cruelty and Jeff Session's Un-Election

Victor Williams | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

At its least offensive, Cochran's sharing of his profane recollections was based on his twisted view of Tea Party supporters.

Paul Blumenthal

Washington Lobbyists Pour Money Into Mississippi To Fend Off Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbyists in Washington are pouring money into Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) runoff campaign, helping the six-term incumbent with a long...

GOP Senator Calls His Runoff Opponent An 'Extremist'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A Republican senator not known for fiery rhetoric called his runoff opponent an "extremist." Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) had harsh words for state ...

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...

Conservative Group Urges Embattled Senator To Drop Out Of Runoff

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

The Club for Growth, a conservative free enterprise group, called on Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) to suspend his reelection bid after a nail-biting pri...

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 ...