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Friday Jul 11 | UPI

Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story

A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Bobby Harrison: Wicker's 2008 Senate race also had sharp ads

In the midst of what was thought to be a close election for the U.S. Senate in 2008, Republican Roger Wicker ran radio ads courting the votes of black Mississippians because his opponent, Ronnie Musgrove, was perceived by some as being lukewarm in support of fellow Democrat Barack Obama for president.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Mississippi

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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 Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.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, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Trent Lott

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, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives

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, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Jackson, MS

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

More Evidence of Illegal ‘Cash for...

Intrepid journalist Charles C Johnson has uncovered even more evidence of voter fraud and vote buying by the Cochran campaign: Cochran campaign staffer Amanda Shook was illegally reimbursed for over $40,000 cash in walking around money during the Republican primary, according to Federal Election Commission filings .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Mississippi Press

'They treat us like crap,' veteran tells Palazzo during VA forum

The Bronze Star is the fourth-highest individual military honor the United States can bestow on a member of its armed forces.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Biloxi, MS, US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

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

Mon Jun 30, 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, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

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, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, 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, US Senate, Republican, Roger Wicker, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Roger Wicker, US Senate, Thad Cochran, Haley Barbour, US Governors

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