2 hrs ago
Silicon Alley Insider
Mitch McConnell Is Vowing To 'Crush' The Tea Party Everywhere
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted the GOP establishment will destroy conservative insurgents attempting to unseat a trio incumbents in an interview with the New York Times published on Sunday.
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10 hrs ago
Tea party challengers struggle to continue success
Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., holds up a letter he wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking that she consider waiving "Obamacare" for the 4th Congressional District of Colorado, as she testified on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Cochran: Corps adds $14M for Miss. projects
Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
Capitol Hill Blue
Is the tea party out of steam?
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
DeSoto wastewater projects will get $1.16 million federal infusion
DeSoto County wastewater treatment projects will get $1.16 million through Corps of Engineers' general construction funds, according to Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Maness: I would have opposed Katrina relief
Louisiana Senate hopeful Rob Maness takes a hard line on spending issues, even when it comes to Hurricane Katrina relief funding.
Cochran Upbeat About Primary Fight, Not Running Scared
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran was upbeat this week that he will prevail over his tea-party-backed Republican primary challenger when voters go to the polls in June.
Thought the Senate map was set?
The past week brought a significant 2014 shake-up in the upper chamber math, as Republicans and Democrats each landed top recruits in Colorado and Mississippi, putting races in play that had long been an afterthought.
Sun Herald | Editorial: the National Flood Insurance Program: Affordability is critical
Each chamber of Congress has now approved changes in the National Flood Insurance Program that would make it more affordable for homeowners.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
US News & World Report
What Does Winning in 2014 Look Like for the Tea Party?
The New York Times has a smart autopsy of the Texas GOP primaries and the state of the tea party movement in their wake.
Cochran says money is on way for Gulfort, Pascagoula dredging
Sen. Thad Cochran may be getting flack in the GOP primary campaign for bringing federal money to Mississippi, but he doesn't seem to be slowing down.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Daily Caller
Senate GOP hopeful goes AWOL on votes to chase money, media
Sen. Michael Watson, R-Pascagoula, right listens as Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, asks a question of former lawmaker and tree farmer Gene Saucier about his opposition to a suggested enhanced illegal immigration reform legislation during the State Senate's Illegal Immigration Reform hearings at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Sept.
Southeast Mississippi educators connect at USM
Educators from around southeast Mississippi gathered Tuesday at the Thad Cochran Center at the University of Southern Mississippi for the fourth annual Educators Connect Conference.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran under fire from Tea Party opponents for...
Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel and his Tea Party supporters faulted Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., for fundraising with the Podesta Group, a powerful lobbying shop with ties to President Obama.
Cochran likes flood insurance bill; where is McDaniel?
Sen, Thad Cochran,R-Miss., on Tuesday praised the passage of legislation in the House of Representatives that, he said, like a Senate-passed bill he helped write, would protect homeowners, businesses and communities from unreasonable flood insurance premiums without jeopardizing the stability of the National Flood Insurance Program.
USM to host National Book Award winner
A Mississippian who upholds her home state's reputation for producing accomplished writers will be the featured University Forum speaker Tuesday, March 18 on The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus.
Mississippi's Cochran Begins TV Ads for Re-Election Campaign
Republican Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran will begin his television advertising campaign Tuesday, Politico reported.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Tea party loses some steam in GOP races
Tea party challenges to Republican senators are fizzling across the country, leaving Mississippi as the only state where a longtime Republican officeholder is seriously endangered by a primary threat from his right.
Nunnelee lone incumbent without primary
Saturday was congressional candidates' qualifying deadline in the state. Primaries are June 3, and the general election is Nov. 4. Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran of Oxford is challenged in the Republican primary by two-term state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville and Thomas Carey of Hernando.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Washington Monthly
Preoccupied With Ukraine
I'm having some trouble focusing on anything other than the turmoil in Ukraine , considering it has at least the potential to spin out of control and lead places we don't even want to contemplate.