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Tea Party’s Senate Hopeful in Mississippi Aims to Make Brat Magic

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 11:00pm
Chris McDaniel sees David Brat’s unlikely primary defeat of House Leader Eric Cantor as a springboard to victory over longtime incumbent Thad Cochran.

How Thad Cochran Is Trying to Avoid Eric Cantor’s Fate

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:00pm
No matter how much attention will be shifted to the Mississippi runoff election, the intractable inertia of the typical voter will play a big role.

Louisiana: Governor Signs New Abortion Restrictions

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday signed into law new restrictions against abortion, saying they will protect women and the unborn.

Messy G.O.P. Race in Mississippi Underscores a Cultural Rift

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:00pm
The enthusiastic amateurs, Christian conservatives and Tea Party activists supporting Chris McDaniel stand in contrast to his rival Senator Thad Cochran’s establishment backing.