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Wednesday Jul 16 | Roll Call

Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'

Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

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 Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Untamed Cruz refuses to play nice with GOP campaign arm

GOP hopes of corralling Sen. Ted Cruz during the 2014 primary season are officially dead.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Dennis Hastert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Tea Party

Politico

USDA: Salmonella announcement wasn't delayed - Pape to lead food section at Squire Patton Boggs

FSIS: SALMONELLA ANNOUNCEMENT WASN'T DELAYED: USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is rejecting accusations by two Democratic lawmakers that it deliberately delayed informing the public about a Salmonella -related recall by Foster Farms until the evening before the July 4 weekend to bury the news.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Food Science, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 03, 2014

OregonLive.com

Declaration of Independence sets example for how to disagree: Editorial sketchbook

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

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Related Topix: Independence, OR, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

ABC News

Hobby Lobby: What's At Stake?

BURWELL v. HOBBY LOBBY EXPLAINED: Lawyers for two closely held for profit corporations are seeking an exemption from the Affordable Care Act's contraception provision.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Fear of voting grips Senate Democratic chiefs

Police in Mississippi say a tea party official arrested after photos were taken of U.S. Sen Thad Cochran's ill wife has been found dead.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Suicide, Healthcare Law, Law, Harry Reid, Democrat

Free Republic

Fifteen Things You Probably Do Not Know about Psychopaths

Psychopaths want to control your soft drinks, your ability to defend yourself, your health care, and your life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, University of Mississippi

TheDailyBeast.com

Red-State Socialism Must Be Stopped

The hidden message of Thad Cochran's big win is that politicians can always get reelected by bringing home the bacon.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Family, Parenting, Red, Alabama

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The News Tribune

Mississippi goes for the money

Big election night! As you no doubt have heard, Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who specializes in sending billions of dollars in federal pork back into his state, defeated a tea party challenger who ran against government spending.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Agriculture, Science

The Washington Post

A fix for Washington: More Washington

Three former senators, two of them former majority leaders, a former Clinton Cabinet secretary and a former governor worked a year and a half on a 120-page report explaining why U.S. politics is so polarized and Congress is so gridlocked.

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Related Topix: US News, Dance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine, 2012 Presidential Election

Examiner.com

Mississippi tea party loss

Today, Michael Sean Winters gives his reaction to the Tea Party loss in Mississippi .

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Will elections in Mississippi shift to the outside spending model?

We just witnessed a Republican U.S. Senate primary in Mississippi between U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel that ran up a tab north of $17 million.

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

Bellingham Herald

GOP still faces war with tea party

But it's still facing a prolonged, bitter war with tea party insurgents. Tea party activists and rebellious conservative groups were fuming Wednesday over Sen. Thad Cochran's narrow win Tuesday over Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's Republican Senate runoff election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Thad Cochran, Hank Azaria, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Protein Wisdom

The Colin Powell GOP

You've heard me mention this before, but if you call yourself a Republican and then vote for Democrats - or in the case of Thad Cochran , actively recruit liberal Democrats with race-baiting, anti-TEA Party literature and robocalls - you aren't really a Republican.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Tea Party, John McCain

News Max

Strategist Towery: Brett Favre, Democrats Helped Cochran Win

Democrats and former NFL star Brett Favre likely pushed Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran to a narrow victory over tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in a heated runoff, political strategist Matt Towery told Newsmax TV's "America's Forum."

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

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Morning Plum: A thought experiment for those who worry about a polarizationa

It is a long-established tradition: A collection of Beltway Elders releases a report lamenting the failure of "Washington" to tackle problems.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Global Warming, Senator Rand Paul

Daily Kos

MS-Sen: Strom Thurmond's Biggest Fan, "Of Course I'll Back Chris McDaniel (R) If He Wins"

Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott , a supporter of Sen. Thad Cochran , said "of course" he would support Cochran challenger Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel if McDaniel wins the Republican nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, Liberal Political News

Fox News

FIRST: Mississippi gamblers place big bets - Election...

Mississippi Republican candidate, Sen. Thad Cochran speaks at the Mississippi War Memorial in Jackson, Miss., and State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, prior to speaking at a rally on his behalf in Flowood, Miss., Monday, June 23, 2014.

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

Washington Post

Cochran's counter to the tea party: Mississippi needs D.C.

Sen. Thad Cochran is doing something remarkable in his effort to stave off a tea party challenge in Mississippi's Republican runoff election on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Haley Barbour, US Governors, Liberal Political News

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