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Tupelo Guard unit could be stripped of Apaches

Mississippi's 14 Apaches are based at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Tupelo.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Who could be the next Ted Cruz? Top 10 tea party primaries of 2014

In five years, the tea party has launched some of the most charismatic and controversial Republicans in office today, including Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Newms360.com

David Clarke: Cochran fights for Mississippi every day

Lots has been said about the June 3 election for the Republican nomination for Mississippi's U.S. Senate race, and there's more to come.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Senator Mike Lee, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Stennis will celebrate beginning of new rocket-test era

The company that has been running cargo flights to the International Space Station is ready to start testing its deep space rockets at Stennis Space Center.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steven Palazzo, US House of Representatives, Hancock County, MS, NASA

Hattiesburg American

Cochran exudes confidence in contested re-election bid

The keynote speaker at the Golden Triangle's annual fundraising event for the Boys Scouts of America never once mentioned the fact that he was engaged in a contested re-election campaign that is drawing national attention.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Senators should care for state interests, not PACS'

History shows that our founding fathers struggled to determine how states should be represented in Congress.

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

Los Angeles Times

Establishment bites back: Chamber fights tea party in Senate races

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into two key Senate races this week -- another clear signal that the GOP establishment will try to stop tea party candidates from winning primaries as Republicans try to wrest control of the Senate from Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Senate

Washington Post

The Fix: Not speaking with your friends and family? Good, they can set up a super PAC for you.

We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Nebraska, Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Republican, John Cornyn

The Wall Street Journal

Seib Video: GOP Picks Off Tea-Party Candidates

The Republican Party establishment is actively seeking to reduce tea-party challengers before this year's midterm election.

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

Choctaw Plaindealer

Sen. Cochran to keynote annual Boy Scouts fundraising effort

Senior U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran will be the keynote speaker at the "On My Honor Dinner for Scouting" for the Pushmataha Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, on Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Hunter Henry Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Mississippi State University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

GOP Feud on Full Display in New Idaho Ad

The increasingly bitter feud between two Washington, D.C.,-based advocacy groups will hit the airwaves in Idaho later this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Chocola, Ralph Hall, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, US Senate

Daily Kos

Mississippi GOP shocked - shocked! - to find Neo-Confederates in its ranks

For pure political theater, it's hard to beat the Republican Senate primary in Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Theater, Arts

Free Republic

Facing Resignation Calls, Mississippi GOP Chairman Dubs Tea Party...

The chairman of the Mississippi GOP, Joe Nosef, reacted angrily to Tea Party groups calling for his resignation this week, accusing one local activist of secretly working to elect Democrats and saying some 'fanatical' Tea Party groups could jeopardize the GOP's hold on a senate seat in one of the most Republican states in the nation, according to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Haley Barbour, US Governors

Mississippi Business Journal

Bobby Harrison: Gop primary may set record

The June 3 election where state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville is challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran most likely will produce the largest Republican Party primary turnout in the state's history.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

The Town Talk

Another View: Expedite relief on cost of flood insurance

U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, David Vitter, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Senator John Hoeven

Hattiesburg American

Cochran tops McDaniel in 2014 campaign fundraising

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has raised more than three times as much campaign cash this year as Chris McDaniel, his challenger in the June 3 Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, January, Jones County, MS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Raw Story

MS Tea Partier Chris McDaniel hit with more awkward statements from his radio past

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel used his conservative radio platform to argue that "homosexual churches" would get more protection than Baptist churches, and also to make Islamophobic and homophobic remarks, Buzzfeed reported Monday night.

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

The Washington Post

Cochran hits primary opponent McDaniel on voting history

A new ad from Sen. Thad Cochran released Tuesday lambastes his Republican primary for his voting record in past elections.

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

Sunherald.com

Cochran raises $1.7 million in 2014

Sen. Thad Cochran raised nearly $1.7 in the first quarter of the year, giving him almost $3 million for the primary campaign cycle.

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

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