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Ted Cruz Gets a Boost in Mississippi From a Tea Party Stalwart Chris McDaniel

Nick Corasanti, The New York Times

State Senator Chris McDaniel, who dragged Senator Thad Cochran into a primary runoff election last year and worried some Republican leaders that his brand of conservatism may hurt the party’s chances of winning the Senate, joined Mr. Cruz for the Mississippi leg of Mr. Cruz’s weeklong “Cruz Country” bus tour.