Mississippi Senate Race Runoff

McDaniel Moves Toward Runoff Challenge

Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) will file a challenge to the results of his primary battle with Sen. Thad Cochran (R) with the Mississippi Republican Executive Committee on Monday. McDaniel will unveil a challenge at a news conference.

Senate Conservatives Fund Not Backing Down On Mississippi Fight

Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner

President of the Senate Conservatives Fund Ken Cuccinelli stated, "Other Republican senators were supporting that super PAC that did all the race-baiting attacks. This is not over for them because it suggests they don’t, aren’t just not conservative, that they are anti-conservative. And the conservative base will respond to that."

McDaniel Evidence Enough To Challenge Mississippi Runoff

"You’re going to be astonished... It’s amazing. You’re going to see problem after problem after problem” with the Mississippi Republican Senate runoff election said state Senator Chris McDaniel's lead attorney Mitch Tyner.

Rove's American Crossroads in MS Controversy

Jeffery Lord, American Spectator

Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads claimed it wouldn’t get involved in the Cochran runoff. But the controversial Cochran-supporting group Mississippi Conservatives received a $50,000 donation from American Crossroads 4 days before the runoff.

CONFIRMED: Senate GOP Leaders Paid for Attacks On Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

The attack ads in MS run by “All Citizens for Mississippi” were funded by Senate R's, including Sens. Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt. Senate Repub. leaders are willing to risk losing a majority so they can get their own re-elected. 

Conservatives Demand RNC Censure Barbour Over MS Senate Lies

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

A coalition of powerful conservative leaders, led by the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, is demanding that RNC's Reince Priebus censure RNC committeeman Henry Barbour for his role in racially incendiary appeals to Dem. voters that voting for Thad Cochran was a means of stopping the Tea Party.

Muddled Miss. Runoff May Have Nat'l Repercussions

Chad Groening, OneNewsNow.com

An advocate for limited government believes the tactics of the NRSC may end up losing a Mississippi seat to the Democrats.

Poll: McDaniel Takes Slight Lead Over Cochran

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Tea Party-backed State Sen. Chris McDaniel has taken a slight lead, within the margin of error, in a new poll from Chism Strategies over 42-year incumbent Thad Cochran. The survey's results show McDaniel with a 50.6% to 47.6% lead over Cochran, with 1.8% undecided.