The Republican fight for Mississippi’s Senate seat is far from over. On Tuesday, six-term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran was narrowly declared the victor by Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel by about 6,000 votes.
John Roberts brought us the latest this morning on the contentious Republican primary battle in Mississippi, which may not yet be over. Six-term Sen. Thad Cochran was declared the victor over Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel by only about 7,000 votes.
GOP Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has narrowly defeated Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election, the AP projects.