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2014 Mississippi elections

Conservative Groups Search For Fraud In Mississippi Runoff

Some conservatives have a problem with the fact that Democrats were the reason that Mississippi senator Thad Cochran beat Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff — so they’re doing everything they can to call the results fraudulent. True the Vote, a group that works to hunt down any evidence of voter […]

July 2, 2014

Chris McDaniel May Fight Mississippi GOP Senate Primary Loss In Court

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran’s comeback victory in Mississippi’s Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP’s Tea Party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning could extend into the fall’s general election. Cochran’s Tea Party challenger, Chris […]

June 26, 2014

Mississippi’s GOP Senate Primary Race Stays Bitter To The End

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Downright dirty politics is one way to describe Mississippi’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, which has shaped up as the most brutally competitive of the season. And it’s likely to be a nail-biter until the bitter end. Senator Thad Cochran, the stately 74-year-old incumbent seeking a seventh term, […]

June 3, 2014

Arrest Of Blogger Further Roils Bitter Mississippi Senate Primary

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Senator Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi’s already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close. Clayton Kelly, who authors the “Constitutional Clayton” blog and has […]

May 19, 2014