Chris McDaniel

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.

Barbour Rides to Cochran's Rescue

Alexander Burns, Politico

Haley Barbour aims to rescue embattled GOP-E incumbent Cochran. The pro-Cochran Miss. Conservatives PAC, lead by Barbour's nephews, spent $400k against conservative Chris McDaniel.

Palin: I'll Keep Shaking Up Washington

Todd Beamon, NewsMax

Sarah Palin endorsed Miss. state Sen. Chris McDaniel in his tea party-backed bid to challenge Thad Cochran. Palin says she'll continue to endorse conservative candidates who are willing to stand up to the permanent political class and not just go along to get along with "the corrupt status quo."

Thought the Senate Map Was Set?

Jessica Taylor, The Hill

The past week brought a significant '14 shake-up in Senate math, as Repubs. and Dems. each landed top recruits in Colorado and Mississippi, putting races in play that had long been an afterthought.

Cruz Backs Group Hoping to Oust McConnell, Roberts, Cochran

Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax

Ted Cruz has angered the GOP estab. by supporting conservative group the Madison Project, which is attempting to replace incumbent Repub. senators with tea party activists in the midterm elections.

Is Chris McDaniel the TeaParty's Next Favorite Primary Challenger?

Jim Geraghty, National Review

Chris McDaniel says he’s willing to draw a hard line on pork, consider entitlement reform, and doesn't think Mitch McConnell should be the Senate's GOP leader.

Cochran's TeaParty Challenger Raises $500K in 10 Weeks

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) Tea Party challenger, Miss. state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) got a big fundraising boost from many conservative groups including the Club for Growth, FreedomWorks and the Senate Conservatives Fund.