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Candidate campaign finance reports for Mississippi's special U.S. Senate race to replace Thad Cochran are not yet due, but outside money is already pouring into the race for the two Republican candidates, $1.3 million and counting. Federal Election Commission reports show the U.S. Chamber of ...
A fourth candidate has declared his intention to run for former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's seat in the November special election. Jason Shelton, the Democratic mayor of Tupelo, announced his bid for Cochran's seat Tuesday on WTVA 9 News. It's his first run for statewide office. “I wouldn't be running ...

“It wasn't right, it wasn't fair, but it was corrected fairly quickly,” she said recently. “It would not have been corrected without the support of Sen. Thad Cochran. Thad Cochran was an empathetic, intelligent and compassionate advocate for all the victims and survivors of Katrina and Rita. He always tried to find ...
On Sunday, Thad Cochran retires from the United States Senate after six terms and some 45 years of service to Mississippi and our nation. Thanks to the steadfast leadership of this son of school teachers, thousands of students in Mississippi and millions across our nation have access to Pell Grants.
WASHINGTON D.C. (WJTV) - U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced a $95 million contract for the U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC) 10, to be built by Ingalls Shipyard. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) contract award to ...
Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the seat longtime GOP Sen. Thad Cochran is vacating over objections from senior Republicans, met with top White House officials on Wednesday. The meeting, which according to two Republicans familiar with the visit included members of ...

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) -- The Mississippi House of Representatives recognized U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran Tuesday. He was honored for his years of service. Although he was not present, his some of his staff members were there. Staff Member Barbara Jackson read a letter on his behalf. A resolution was ...
U.S. Senators pay tribute to retiring Senator Thad Cochran. Thursday, March ... Thad Cochran who leaves office on April 1, as the longest serving current member of Congress. "I'm optimistic ... Thad Cochran's office released the following farewell statement which was submitted to the Congressional record:.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) has named Cindy Hyde-Smith, the state's commissioner of agriculture and commerce, to the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Thad Cochran · William (Thad) Thad CochranCongress faces challenging times for American fiscal responsibility Republicans fear Cochran ...
State Sen. Chris McDaniel faced recriminations from Gov. Phil Bryant over McDaniel switching from Wicker Senate race to the open race for Thad Cochran's seat. Geoff Pender/Clarion Ledger. TCL Chris McDaniel 04.jpg Buy Photo. State Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, is dropping his challenge against ...
Now, Espy has announced that he will be a candidate in the special election to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who announced he is retiring April 1. Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to name an interim senator to fill the seat until someone is elected in the Nov. 6 special election (or, more likely, the Nov.
Ted Kennedy, who met the future Mississippi Senator when Cochran was a Navy officer stationed in New England, said, “Then as now, Thad Cochran possessed a deep sense of fairness and compassion, a great commitment to this country we all love, and, above all, good judgment and good humor.
“It's a failure of the Senate as a whole that this excellent work product from Thad Cochran's committee has not come to the floor,” he said. “But under his direction, they always got the job done on time and within the budget caps.” Wicker said he has "absolute confidence" Shelby will be "a good chairman too.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran announced Monday he would be retiring from Congress at the end of the current appropriations cycle due to health concerns. The 80-year-old senator was a strong advocate for federal money to his home-state of Mississippi, and having spent four decades ...
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran said on Monday he would resign on April 1, citing his poor health, after more than four decades in Congress. “I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,” Cochran said in a statement. “I intend to fulfill my responsibilities and commitments to the people of ...
WASHINGTON — Senator Thad Cochran, an octogenarian Republican from Mississippi who serves as chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, announced Monday that he is resigning from the Senate on April 1 because of ill health — a decision that will create two Senate races in his home ...
"Remember Mississippi" is state Sen. Chris McDaniel's battle cry in his new bid for the U.S. Senate, the title of a book by one of his supporters and the name of a new super PAC that supports him. It's a recriminatory reminder of his last, failed bid, which came against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — a ...

WASHINGTON — Cindy Hyde-Smith was sworn in Monday to the U.S. Senate, making history as the first woman to represent Mississippi in Congress and helping set a record for the number of women serving in the Senate. Hyde-Smith fills the unexpired term of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who was ...
Thad Cochran. Doris Wagley, who was his scheduler since before he was sworn in to the House in 1973, is one of them. “I showed up at 9 o'clock. He was there, but he didn't take his oath in the House until 12 noon. So he started talking about me having three-hour seniority over him,” Wagley said. Cochran ...
Mississippi lawmaker who nearly defeated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says he'll run for the retiring senator's seat. By The Associated Press. JACKSON, Miss. — Mar 14, 2018, 5:23 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email · Mississippi lawmaker who nearly defeated U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says he'll run for the retiring ...
Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. bryant says beginning april first hewill begin considering people across the state to fill the seat... this news coming after senator cochran announced he would ...
Thad Cochran nearly four years ago said Wednesday that he is going to run for the retiring senator's open seat. #Republican State Sen. Chris McDaniel announced that he will drop his primary challenge to incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and instead seek the Magnolia State's other Senate ...
Thad Cochran's replacement in Washington is the news that Cochran has again slammed a home run for Mississippi agriculture. A headline in this month's Delta Council Review publication summed it up: “Cochran comes through for the Delta again.” Delta Council is a regional development organization ...
Thad Cochran · William (Thad) Thad CochranCongress faces challenging times for American fiscal responsibility Republicans fear Cochran replacement puts Senate seat at risk Senate bracing for possible long weekend MORE's (R-Miss.) replacement will be vulnerable in a special election because she ...


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