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Thad Cochran

  1. special senate election
    Midterms Overtime: Mississippi Gears Up for a Competitive Senate RunoffRepublican Cindy Hyde-Smith is the favorite, but her racially tinged gaffes may have created an opening for Democrat Mike Espy.
  2. Cindy Hyde-Smith Set to Be Mississippi’s Next U.S. SenatorA rural conservative and former Democrat, Hyde-Smith will get a tough challenge from right-winger Chris McDaniel and then from Democrat Mike Espy.
  3. Thad Cochran to Resign From Senate, Shaking Up Mississippi PoliticsThere will be two Senate seats from Mississippi up this November, with GOP Governor Phil Bryant controlling the landscape.
  4. Trump Endorses Another GOP Senator Facing a Perilous Primary BattleTrump unsuccessfully backed Alabama’s Luther Strange against a field of more Trumpian rivals. Now he’s making a similar play in Mississippi.
  5. McConnell Pitched a Scheme to Fill an Ailing Senator’s Seat: ReportIt involved the governor of Mississippi appointing himself to the Senate.
  6. The Republican Civil War Might Be Coming to Mississippi in 2018Senator Thad Cochran is rumored to be stepping down soon due to poor health. The race to replace him could get wild.
  7. Trump Keeps Talking About a ‘Hospitalized’ Senator That Doesn’t ExistThe president’s imaginative excuse for the GOP’s inability to repeal Obamacare is fiction.
  8. politics
    The Tea-Party Suicide That Has the Right ReelingThe aftershocks of Mark Mayfield’s death in Mississippi.
  9. elections
    Tea Partier Claims He Won Mississippi PrimaryHe’d like to be named the winner, without another election.
  10. elections
    6 Primaries to Watch: Rangel’s Rematch and Who Might Be ‘Cantored’Everything you need to know about Tuesday’s elections.
  11. early and awkward
    Republican Senator Fondly Recalls Doing ‘Indecent Things With Animals’Thad Cochran strikes again.
  12. early and awkward
    Republican Says He Hadn’t Heard About CantorHe may have been being sarcastic.
  13. the national interest
    Mississippi Republicans Angry With Each Other for Some ReasonDepartment of Narcissism of Small Differences.