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15 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Panic? Cochran Replaces Campaign Manager

Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Trent Lott

22 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Landrieu converts bill to transfer red-snapper management to states

The federal red-snapper season has been closed for a month, but Louisiana anglers like Todd Black are continuing to catch them in state waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Yesterday | USA Today

Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up'

JACKSON, Miss. - Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign said it made a mistake accounting for nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up' JACKSON, Miss.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Jackson, MS

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

ALERT: McDaniel has found enough fraudulent ballots to overturn election

No. Today is the last day of election certification. So now that the results are certified, McDaniel can submit a challenge to the Republican Party of Mississippi .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Why Don’t Republicans Respond To Border Crisis? We'll Explain

Many people are wondering why Republicans are not doing more to stop the Illegal Alien influx, and more specifically not stop President Obama's approach.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bob Corker, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Republic

The defiant Mississippi loser [good overview of what McDaniel is doing]

It's been a week since Sen. Thad Cochran won the Mississippi Republican primary, but not if you ask Chris McDaniel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, African-American

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Free Republic

No charges after strip club incident

A legislative aide to Sen. Roger Wicker will keep his job after charges were dropped following his arrest this summer for allegedly running an illegal strip club, Wicker's spokesman said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Free Republic

Cochran Campaign Manager Busted in Illegal Vote Buying Operation

A black reverend stiffed by the Cochran campaign has exposed an alleged criminal conspiracy by Cochran staffers to commit massive voter fraud ahead of Tuesday's controversial U.S. Senate Republican runoff election in Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mississippi

Free Republic

Cochran Campaign Manager, Staffer Busted in Illegal Vote Buying Operation

Democrat black reverend, who brought "hundreds" to the polls for promise of payment, exposes alleged massive voter fraud, vote buying operation by Cochran campaign.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Breitbart.com

Horowitz: Which Party's Base Did Cochran 'Broaden'?

Last Tuesday's GOP primary runoff in Mississippi is turning out to be the most revealing incident in the protracted fight between the conservative grassroots and the GOP establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Senator Rand Paul, John McCain

Free Republic

Mississippi GOP Twitter Feed helping promote Lamar Alexander

Was Lamar in Congress when Schumer and Orrin Hatch passed the Religious Freedom Act? I thought Lamar was busy doing Common Core Lite for Bush and Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Mississippi

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Trend

President Ilham Aliyev receives U.S. delegation

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received on June 28 a U.S. delegation led by Republican Senator from Mississippi, Roger Wicker and Republican Congressman from New Jersey, Christopher Smith.

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Related Topix: Ilham Aliyev, World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Christopher Smith

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Voice of the people: Alice Stallworth Lancaster

On Page 8A of the June 25, 2014, Dispatch, I see the article titled "Highway loop construction nears end."

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Columbus, MS, Mississippi State, MS, Opinion

Free Republic

Roger Wicker, Chris McDaniel allies toss water on challenge idea

Chris McDaniel supporters vowed to keep up the fight after the primary runoff was called for Sen. Thad Cochran Tuesday night, but by Wednesday afternoon several outside groups and one prominent Mississippi Republican threw cold water on talk of an official challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Free Republic

GOP consultant: Tea party complaints ‘racist and stupid’

National Republican leaders trying to appeal to non-white voters are cringing over Senate candidate Chris McDaniel's complaints that Democrats - most of whom are black in Mississippi - voted in the state's GOP Senate runoff and helped six-term incumbent Thad Cochran capture the party nomination.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom DeLay, Dennis Hastert, Thad Cochran

Examiner.com

Robocall targeting black Democrats funded by Haley Barbour's Super PAC

Sen. Roger Wicker , the director of the Commission to Rebuild Mississippi, Jim Barksdale, Sen. Thad Cochran , Congressman Chip Pickering and Gov. Haley Barbour applaud a speech given by Sen. John McCain It turns out that former Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour 's pro-Cochran Super PAC, Mississippi Conservatives, shelled out $44,000 for an ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Pickering, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Thad Cochran, Haley Barbour, US Governors

Politico

Cornyn, Rubio Roll Out Migrant Children Resolution - Tea party sets ...

FIRST LOOK: CORNYN, RUBIO ROLL OUT MIGRANT CHILDREN RESOLUTION Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi will lead Hill Democrats in a rally today calling on House Republicans to take up the immigration reform bill that the Senate passed one year ago.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Eric Cantor

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court

Chris McDaniel, the tea party challenger to GOP Sen. Thad Cochran, addresses his supporters on election night.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Politico

The high cost of failure

Conservative groups, from the Club for Growth to the Senate Conservatives Fund, have spent more than $12 million this year trying to oust GOP establishment candidates, with the Senate their top prize.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

WYLD-FM

Vitter Calls For Expanded Offshore Drilling

David Vitter and three other members of the U.S. Senate are urging the Obama Administration to expand the oil and gas leasing plan on the Outer Continental Shelf beginning in 2017.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott

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