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    Cochran wins

    Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat back an insurgent challenge from conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel Tuesday night, mounting a surprise political comeback that likely extinguishes the tea party’s hopes of toppling an incumbent U.S. senator in the midterm elections.
    With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Cochran led McDaniel by less than 2 percentage points – 4,798 votes out of more than 360,000 ballots cast. The Associated Press called the race for the incumbent at around 11 p.m. Eastern.


    Cochran’s narrow victory marks the climax of a tumultuous race that turned into a full-blown Republican civil war after he and McDaniel deadlocked in a June 3 primary. Forced into a three-week runoff campaign, the two candidates leaned heavily on the support of powerful national groups to wage a slash-and-burn campaign on both sides.


    Read more: Mississippi primary election results: Thad Cochran leads in nail-biter - POLITICO.com

    Cochran pulls out the win with a broad base of support.


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    All that tea party rabble money lost.

    LOL

    I love the absolute rancor over at insane sites like Free Republic...how dare the dems cross over and vote for Cochran. Of course, when Limbaugh called for the exact same thing between Obama and Hillary, it was OK..because..uh...Benghazi!

    The grown ups won, the republican party isn't going to let the crazy hillbilly rabble take it's senate seats. But, in the end, it is just another bumfight.
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    open primary i believe
    wonder if it was the democrats who pushed thad over the top
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
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    great... another lifelong politician keep his job as a lifelong politician.


    mah, he's not my congrescritter, so it doesn't really matter.

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    Re: Cochran wins

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post

    Cochran pulls out the win with a broad base of support. [/FONT][/COLOR]
    Ha! No kidding, less than 5,000 votes out of 360,000. Why, it's a landslide!

    The RINOs and Liberals can rest easy now.

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    Cochran's main reason to rehire him, he brings back $3 for every dollar sent, won out. Since only 84,000 folks voted DEM in the first round, none who could vote here, there was still a huge pool to draw from for this Red state to keep getting its gov't bennies. 60,000 more people voted in this 2nd round .
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    The crazy right always loses because of african americans.

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    Re: Cochran wins

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    Ha! No kidding, less than 5,000 votes out of 360,000. Why, it's a landslide!
    Never said its a landslide.

    The RINOs and Liberals can rest easy now.
    "RINO" such a overused term. Once you realize that both Democrats and Republicans are big tent parties the term RINO goes away.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Cochran's main reason to rehire him, he brings back $3 for every dollar sent, won out. Since only 84,000 folks voted DEM in the first round, none who could vote here, there was still a huge pool to draw from for this Red state to keep getting its gov't bennies. 60,000 more people voted in this 2nd round .
    yup, he's an earmark machine.... well schooled in diverting federal dollars to his state.

    and somehow, liberals here are happy with that.... what a weird world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    Ha! No kidding, less than 5,000 votes out of 360,000. Why, it's a landslide!

    The RINOs and Liberals can rest easy now.
    Every time Cochran votes to support McConnell's filibuster, I'll remember what a RINO he is .
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