Mississippi Senate Race

McDaniel, Cochran Head to Runoff

Politico

Sen. Thad Cochran (49%) and state Sen. Chris McDaniel (49.5%), will face off in a June 24 runoff. Many believe McDaniel starts the runoff as the favorite.

Mississippi Conservatives: Vote Chris McDaniel TODAY

If you live in Mississippi and haven’t yet voted for Chris McDaniel we urge you to go straight to the polls and cast your ballot for Chris McDaniel for Senator and for real change in Washington.

Cochran's Latest Excuse for Not Debating McDaniel

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

“This isn't a debating society” is the latest excuse Cochran gave. He’s twice said he doesn’t know much about the Tea Party, has said he’s okay with at least some national debt, and praised earmarks hinting he’d support the return of the big spending big government appropriation tool.

Three Key Endorsements for June GOP Primaries

Here are three June primaries where conservatives can back candidates who will tip the scales in favor of constitutional government and really make a difference: Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary on June 3, Sheri Few in the South Carolina Superintendent of Education primary on June 10 and Sam Clovis in the Iowa GOP Senate primary on June 3.

Fundraisers at Cochran Aide's House May Be Illegal

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Sen. Thad Cochran's assistant, Kay Webber, frequently rents the posh DC house she owns as a venue for fundraisers, even to Cochran's campaign. An attorney & a congressional watchdog say the fact Webber works for Cochran, and that Cochran lives in the house, could land the two in hot water.

End the Scandals: Vote McDaniel in Mississippi’s GOP Senate Primary

From renting an apartment from a staff member and traveling the world with her to questionable schemes by the Haley Barbour political machine to fund attacks on his opponent 36-year incumbent: Senator Thad Cochran's campaign is floundering in scandal.

Does the NRSC Vet Its Candidates?

Erick Erickson, Red State

Sen. Thad Cochran got a shady loan deal and the bank president who agreed to the loan serves on Cochran’s fundraising committee and the former CEO of Trustmark is a Cochran donor. Sen. Pat Roberts doesn't even live in the state he's supposed to represent. These scandals have further discredited the NRSC.

Chris McDaniel Signs the 2014 ‘Contract From America’

TPNN Staff

The Contract from America Foundation and TheTeaParty.net announced that Senate candidate Chris McDaniel has signed the bottom-up, crowd-sourced '14 Contract from America. The original Contract from America earned hundreds of signatures in '10 and '12 from conservative candidates across America, including Ted Cruz.

Cochran Can't Defend Record in Debate with McDaniel

Voters are entitled to a debate between the major candidates for the United States Senate, and it’s sad that Mississippi’s senior Senator has chosen instead to hide behind his handlers and avoid the tough questions. We think Mississippi deserves better.

Another Reason to Love Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham’s endorsement and Chris McDaniel’s performance on her program are strong confirmation that McDaniel has what it takes to defeat Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary and add to the Senate’s growing number of limited government constitutional conservatives.

McDaniel 1st to Sign Anti-Amnesty Pledge

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Mississippi state senator Chris McDaniel endorsed a new pledge from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Monday, vowing to oppose amnesty for illegal aliens as well as increases to legal immigration. McDaniel encouraged opponent Thad Cochran to sign it.

TEA Partiers: Cochran Said Fighting OCare Was a Lost Cause

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Embattled GOP-E Sen. Thad Cochran refuses to debate his TeaParty opponent Chris McDaniel. “If Thad Cochran won't stand up to try to defend his liberal voting record in a debate with a two-term Miss. state senator, what makes us think he'll stand up to Reid and Obama?” McDaniel wrote.

US Chamber Jumps in To Save Cochran Again

Emily Schultheis & Jose Delreal, Politico

The Mississippi Senate race has already seen a remarkable amount of outside advertising — and now the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is coming to incumbent GOP Sen. Thad Cochran’s defense with a new ad hitting primary challenger Chris McDaniel.

GOP Leads in 7 Senate Races; McConnell in Trouble

Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, NewsMax

Repub. Senate candidates now lead their rivals in seven contests, including 3 involving Dem. incumbents. Repubs. need to win 6 seats to gain control of the Senate.

Tea Party Tested: In One Month, Establishment on Defense

Kyle Trygstad, Roll Call

A seven-week gauntlet of Repub. Senate primaries kicking off in May will decide the fate of the tea party’s success this year. If a Repub. incumbent senator loses a primary this year, it will more than likely occur in a span of nominating contests premiering in one month.

Tea Party Candidate: I’ve Got 17.3 Trill. Reasons to Never Compromise on Debt

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

Tea Party Senate candidate Chris McDaniel told a crowd of tea partiers that it’s time for the GOP to stand strong and stop giving in to Obama and the Democrats on issues like Obamacare and the national debt. 

Thad Cochran Sides With Democrats on Abortion and Guns

Cochran is not a conservative on fiscal, social, or national security issues.  He rarely votes with conservatives and has certainly never given voice to conservatives on important issues. After almost four decades in the U.S. Senate and six years in the House, what has Sen. Cochran accomplished at all, let alone for freedom-loving Americans?  His record reveals that he’s set us back and in fact, has sided more with Democrats throughout his career.

Mississippi’s Stockholm Syndrome Republicans

By voting for Chris McDaniel for Senator, Mississippi's Republican voters are beginning to shake off the Stockholm Syndrome-like relationship with Senator Thad Cochran, Haley Barbour and the big government Republican political clan that has held Mississippi hostage for the past thirty years.

GOP CIVIL WAR: Fighting Breaks Out In Tea Party Vs. Barbour, Cochran

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Mississippi’s GOP senate primary is becoming ground zero for the fight between the GOP-E and the conservative grassroots. Former Gov. Haley Barbour’s estab. political machine is busy running defense for Sen. Thad Cochran in a tough fight against Tea Party state Sen. Chris McDaniel.