When he won a Senate seat in 1978, Cochran became the first Republican since Reconstruction to win statewide office in Mississippi.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
The presence of ailing Republican senators John McCain and Thad Cochran will be crucial early next week as the GOP tries to pass a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax package in the Senate.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The GOP veteran from Mississippi, 79, has been absent from Washington for a month.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Three months ago, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran shocked the political world by winning a Republican primary runoff against his tea party challenger, state senator Chris McDaniel. But the story isn't over. The McDaniel campaign is challenging the results of the…
By Quinn Bowman
By PBS NewsHour
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 Paul Boger, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Although it's been three weeks since the Republican primary runoff election for the U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, tea party challenger Chris McDaniels is not ready to concede to six-term incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran. Cochran won that election by nearly…
By Bill Barrow, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor. Their request? Cochran should lead…
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
President Obama hit the road Thursday for Minnesota, grabbing a burger stuffed with cheese and some ice cream while trying to interact with “real” people. He also again dished out some criticism of the political culture in Washington, namely what…
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