Mississippi

Mississippi high court to hear challenge of U.S. Senate race outcome

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s legal……

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Miss. candidate tries to revive primary loss suit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-supported candidate is taking the first step to try to revive his lawsuit that challenges his Republican primary……

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Chris McDaniel Attorney: Mississippi Election Challenge Coming

Attorneys for state Sen. Chris McDaniel said Wednesday they have sufficient evidence to challenge the results of Mississippi’s Republican Senate runoff — which McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran last month — and expect to…

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Senate Republicans paid for Mississippi attack ads painting tea partiers as racist: report

Mississippi attack ads that painted conservative Republicans and tea partiers as racists were funded by Senate Republicans, RedState editor-in-chief Erick…

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MS Dem Party Chairman on Haley Barbour: My ‘Mission in Life’ Is to ‘Catch That Big Fat Boar, Cut Him and Fry Him out for Lard’

Mississippi Democratic Party chairman Rickey Cole spared no harsh words for former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in a Facebook post late Thursday evening, comparing the GOP establishment titan at the center of the effort to…

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Miss. GOP certifies Cochran victory over McDaniel

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Republican Party says U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran won the state’s Republican primary runoff over challenger Chris……

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Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent……

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Minority voters flexing muscle after Cochran win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Thad Cochran’s GOP primary victory, thanks in part to black Mississippians who turned out to vote for him, exemplifies a……

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McDaniel camp seeks voting problems in Miss. race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel still isn’t conceding to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican……

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GOP establishment hails Cochran, unusual alliance

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — From Mississippi to the U.S. Capitol, mainstream Republicans expressed relief Wednesday at Sen. Thad Cochran’s comeback……

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Conservatives Urge McDaniel To Run as Write-In Candidate in the Fall

Pointing out that post-election challenges usual fail, one Tea Party leader, Judson Phillips is calling for Thad Cochran’s primary challenger, State Senator Chris McDaniel to run as a write-in candidate in the Fall. “The Republican Establishment thinks…

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Cochran Wins Mississippi GOP Runoff

Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out challenger Chris McDaniel in the Republican primary runoff Tuesday, ending a hard-fought, often bitter campaign for the party’s nomination for the Senate. Cochran won the runoff by just…

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Tea party has momentum, optimism for another win with Mississippi runoff

Energized by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning loss in Virginia earlier this month, tea party Republicans hope to finish…

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