Thad Cochran, the six-term Republican senator from Mississippi, defeated a Tea Party challenger in a runoff after a campaign for which he sometimes showed little enthusiasm.
The Republican contest has won national attention as Senator Thad Cochran has reached out to black Democrats in an attempt to hold back State Senator Chris McDaniel.
State election officials said conservative groups’ representatives have to be at least 30 feet from polling places during the Republican Senate runoff on Tuesday.
An unusually high number of outside groups are spending heavily on direct voter contact and get-out-the-vote efforts.
It seemed like many voters on social media were more concerned with today’s weather than with the state’s political climate.
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary runoff between Senator Thad Cochran, a six-term incumbent, and State Senator Chris McDaniel, his Tea Party-backed challenger. The Times is on the ground across the state and will provide...
Voting take place in seven states Tuesday, and most eyes are fixed on Mississippi. There, the latest battle between the Tea Party and an incumbent Republican will play out in the Senate primary runoff between six-term Senator Thad Cochran and Chris...
The election of Tea Party loyalists could expand the ranks of Republican senators who are willing to defy the party leadership.
Tuesday’s Republican Senate runoff in Mississippi has sent a message to incumbents in Congress: It is no longer enough to quietly represent your constituents. You have to join the partisan fray.
Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel continued to make their case to Mississippi voters as part of their closing arguments before Tuesday’s runoff election.
Turnout generally declines in a runoff primary, but there are some reasons that might not happen Tuesday.
Right-wing groups have formed a “voter integrity project’ in response to the news that Thad Cochran is courting black Democratic voters in his runoff with Chris McDaniel.
Conservatives backing State Senator Chris McDaniel are organizing poll watchers to monitor Senator Thad Cochran’s effort to bring Democrats in to vote in the runoff election.
The actor Richard Beymer campaigned for civil rights and shot film in Mississippi in 1964 that appears in the documentary “Freedom Summer.”
Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi, battling a Tea Party challenge from Chris McDaniel, is courting an overwhelmingly Democratic bloc: black voters.
Chris McDaniel, the primary challenger to Senator Thad Cochran, told a critic to “get your finger out of my face” during a campaign event.
At issue for many Republican primary voters is the idea that what Thad Cochran does best — spend federal dollars — is also what he does worst.
The court decisions have gone both ways, but several have provided a new round of judicial rebukes to the wave of voting restrictions.
Growth fueled by a migration of newcomers from other parts of the country and even abroad is bringing nationalized politics to races further down the ballot.
Chris McDaniel sees David Brat’s unlikely primary defeat of House Leader Eric Cantor as a springboard to victory over longtime incumbent Thad Cochran.