News about Mississippi, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
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Chris McDaniel sees David Brat’s unlikely primary defeat of House Leader Eric Cantor as a springboard to victory over longtime incumbent Thad Cochran.
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.
Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday signed into law new restrictions against abortion, saying they will protect women and the unborn.
The enthusiastic amateurs, Christian conservatives and Tea Party activists supporting Chris McDaniel stand in contrast to his rival Senator Thad Cochran’s establishment backing.