Tag: Chris McDaniel

McDaniel Sues Over Cochran GOP Win

Tea Party-backed State Sen. Chris McDaniel is just not giving up. McDaniel, who lost the Republican primary against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in a runoff election in June, sued in state court on Thursday, hoping to force a judge to either declare him the winner of the election or order a new runoff. Cochran…

Mississippi Primary Too Close to Call

It looks like the battle by six-term incumbent Thad Cochran to hold on to his Senate seat in Mississippi won’t be getting easier any time soon. The Republican faced a formidable challenge from Tea Party state senator Chris McDaniel in Tuesday’s primary, which experts say will likely necessitate a runoff. Neither candidate appears to have…