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Cochran Wins, Tea Party Loses In Mississippi

by David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Senator Thad Cochran won the Mississippi Republican Senate nomination Tuesday, edging upstart challenger Chris McDaniel and the Tea Party movement. The runoff election victory by the savvy Washington insider was a rebuff to the Tea Party and like-minded conservative groups that passionately rallied around McDaniel. His defeat […]

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