Tag Archives: Chris McDaniel

MISSISSIPPI: Far-Right GOP Senate Candidate Chris McDaniel May Switch To Run For Thad Cochran’s Seat

NBC News reports: Citing ill health, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced Monday that he will resign his Senate seat, effective April 1. The early departure clears the way for Gov. Phil Bryant, a fellow Republican, to appoint an interim successor — perhaps Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves — and sets up a special election on ...

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Cochran Didn’t Know Cantor Lost

Adding fuel to the “indecent things to animals” flap, some today are truly wondering about Sen. Thad Cochran’s state of mind. Three days after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became national political news fodder by losing a primary election to tea party challenger Dave Brat, embattled GOP Sen. Thad Cochran has seemingly no idea what happened. To repeat: A sitting ...

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Quote Of The Day – Sen. Thad Cochran

“[We’d] get back [to the Hattiesburg area of Mississippi] as often as we could because it was fun—it was an adventure to be out there in the country and see what goes on. Picking up pecans, from that to all kind of indecent things with animals.  I know some of you know what that is. The whole point of the ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Palin Stumps For Senate Tea Party Challenger Chris McDaniel

Sarah Palin was in Mississippi over the weekend in advance of today’s GOP Senate primary in which Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel hopes to topple 36-year veteran Sen. Thad Cochran. The campaign exploded into scandal two weeks ago when a McDaniel supporter snuck into an adult care facility to photograph Cochran’s wife, who is being treated for Alzheimer’s. Also in ...

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