The intense primary battle between veteran Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and state senator Chris McDaniel in Mississippi shows that the rift between the populist tea party and the establishment wing of the GOP is not yet healed. And the general…
By PBS NewsHour
In a remarkable political turnaround, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising, costly Republican runoff that pitted Washington clout against insistence on conservative purity.
By Donna Cassata, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. -- Tuesday is a big day for Mississippi voters as they head back to the polls to pick a winner in the Republican Senate primary. Incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel are the only two…
By Jeffrey Hess and Paul Boger, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Hillary Clinton’s book tour kicks off next week with with events in New York Tuesday -- when her book is officially released -- and Washington Friday. In early excerpts leaking out, the former Secretary of State addresses Benghazi, her concussion,…
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
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