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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Is Obama a hawk or a dove?

But it is unlikely that a merciless drubbing from the news media and other critics is going to sway Mr. Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, George Bush, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, John McCain, US Senate, Republican

4 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Mississippi goes to the polls on Nov. 4: 5 things you need to know about the elections

JACKSON, Mississippi -- Here are five things to know about Mississippi's Nov. 4 ballot, which includes all four U.S. House seats and a hard-fought race for one U.S. Senate seat: Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran is seeking another six-year term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gregg Harper, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Representative Alan Nunnelee, Democrat, Representative Travis Childers, US Senate

8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

MS Judge dismissed Chris McDaniel run-off challenge lawsuit

A Mississippi judge has dismissed Republican Sen. Chris McDaniel's lawsuit challenging the June 24 runoff results in state primary, in which he lost to Sen. Thad Cochran.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | NWAonline

Final arguments on McDonnells: Bribery vs. just 'tacky'

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jackson, MS

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Ruling passed in McDaniels election case

DISMISSED. THE JUDGE JUST MADE HIS RULING SAYING MCDANIEL FAILED TO FILE THE ELECTION CHALLENGE ON TIME.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Newms360.com

Cochran campaigns in Houston

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., stopped in Houston this week to visit with employees at Franklin Corporation to discuss politics and ask Republicans to vote for him this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Houston, MS, Chickasaw County, MS, Barack Obama

Washington Post

Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to taking money from Hezbollah

The son of the president of Suriname pleaded guilty Friday to charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Drugs, Washington, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Switched

Huffpost Hill - Here's To Six More Years Of Senator Thad Cochran

You know D.C. reporters shop at Jos. A Bank when one day of talking about the president's suit turns into two -- free! A judge dismissed Chris McDaniel's election lawsuit, because yes, black people, it turns out, are now allowed to vote in Mississippi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Commercial Dispatch

Judge mulls request to toss out election challenge

A Mississippi judge said he will announce today whether he will dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Laurel, MS

New York Daily News

Female voters see GOP as 'stuck in the past': poll

A woman walks to her polling site in Jackson, Miss., in June to vote in the Republican primary runoff election between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

Judge mulls McDaniel election challenge

SENATOR THAD COCHRAN WON. JUDGE HOLLIS MCGEHEE IS EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE HIS RULING TOMORROW.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Marion County man severely injured in fight

The party was held on a property in Walthal County. Authorities say Jonathon Gibson, 21, of Foxworth was involved in a fight with four or more individuals.

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Related Topix: Marion County, MS, Foxworth, MS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gulfport, MS

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

McDaniel seeks election documents

Attorneys for challenger Chris McDaniel want all of the election records from 47-counties shipped to Jones County by Friday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

USA Today

Court to hear timeliness of Miss. challenger's suit

Lawyers for Mississippi Republican challenger Chris McDaniel and incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran will argue whether McDaniel waited too late to file a lawsuit over his GOP runoff loss to Cochran on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jackson, MS

WTOK-TV Meridian

Newspaper Editor Talks Politics at Rotary Club

The political editor for the Jackson Clarion Ledger was the guest speaker. Geoff Pender primarily talked about the rift in the Mississippi Republican Party.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

On Wall Street

How Richard Shelby Would Guide Senate Banking Panel...

Sen. Richard Shelby isn't new to Banking Committee leadership, but he would face a crucial ticking clock if he returns as chairman of the panel next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, Mike Crapo

Roll Call

And the Winner of the GOP's Civil War Primary Is. . .Part II

Anti-establishment conservatives will point to Ben Sasse in Nebraska and Tom Cotton in Arkansas to argue that their allies made it to the general election and will win in November, and they can cite plenty of House races where tea party and libertarian types are locks to be victorious in the fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, Pat Roberts, Lamar Alexander

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Breitbart.com

Reports: Conservative-Bashers Steve Schmidt, Henry Barbour Advising Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry has reportedly aligned himself with two of the most infamous Republican establishment operatives known for trashing conservatives.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi

WLOX-TV Biloxi

McDaniel goes to Tenn. to discuss Miss. primary

The candidate who lost a Mississippi Republican primary for U.S. Senate two months ago says he's not giving up before a judge considers his lawsuit challenging the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Desoto County, MS

Newms360.com

Cochran, Childers approved for November ballot

The state Election Commission on Tuesday approved the candidates to appear on the ballot for the U.S. Senate election with no debate despite the controversy that surrounds the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

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