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Mississippi Delegate Calls Donald Trump ‘Incoherent,’ Says RNC Spring Meeting Is ‘Dry Run’ for Open Convention
Republican National Committee member and Mississippi delegate Henry Barbour said while his first ballot at the GOP convention in July is bound, on the second ballot where the choice will be his, he is “genuinely” undecided. “We have our state convention on May 14. All Mississippi delegates, 40 of
A Ride Down Paradise Road
Right now, Mississippi is living through days of worry and hope. It's October, one of the driest months of the year, and the farmers are racing to get the crops out of the field. In the sporting news, the past three weeks have been the best in the history of the state. In the real life, beneath the
Six-Term Incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran Beats Tea Party Challenger, Chris McDaniel
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and Barbara Schmitt report: HATTIESBURG, Miss. — In a nail biter of a race, six-term incumbent Thad Cochran has defeated his tea party challenger State Sen. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary run-off. With 98.1 percent percent of the...
Primary Day: 10 Races to Watch
ABC News’ Shushannah Walshe and FiveThirtyEight.com’s Harry Enten, with ABC News’ Caleb Jackson and Elizabeth McLaughlin: The primary season continues, and today is one of the biggest days left on the calendar. Voters in eight states are going to the polls: It’s primary day in...
Mississippi Senate Race 2014: ABC News' '14 For 14'
ABC News' "14 For 14" project is documenting 14 races that matter between now and November. This page will be updated throughout the year. See the full list of 2014 midterm election contests the ABC News political team is tracking. THE PLAYERS Sen. Thad Cochran (Incumbent) Republican Served as a
Questions Persist On Bergdahl (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘THAT DID NOT SELL ME AT ALL’: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared drugged but not near-death in a proof-of-life video, several U.S. senators said last night after a classified briefing where a clip was shown as part of a multimedia...
Haley Barbour Not Backing Down in 'Nasty' Mississippi Race
The Mississippi GOP Senate primary, the nastiest this cycle, is officially headed for a runoff, possibly just a three-week extension of more intraparty warfare. Backers of six-term incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran now need to make the decision about whether to keep the fight up against...
Mississippi Senate GOP Brawl Looks Headed for a Runoff
ABC’s Shushannah Walshe and Barbara Schmitt report: HATTIESBURG, Miss.–It looks like Mississippi Republicans will have to wait another three weeks to find out who their party’s candidate will be come November, since none of the GOP candidates hit the requisite 50% mark to win the...
Eight States Go to the Polls: More Voters Cast Ballots Than Any Other Primary Day
Today more Americans are able to vote than any other day this primary season, in fact this number of voters won’t go to the polls again until November. Eight states are voting today including Mississippi, Iowa, California, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, Alabama, and New...
Will The Dominoes Fall On Shinseki? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BOEHNER ‘CLOSER’ TO CALLING FOR SHINSEKI’S RESIGNATION: House Speaker John Boehner said yesterday that he is getting “closer” to calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign, but said his greater concern is that he believes the VA’s ...