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DC Decoder Election 2014: Mississippi Senate race is tea party’s best shot at victory (+video)

Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran faces a strong tea party challenge in the Republican primary. The state GOP establishment has rallied to support him, but the tea party has the energy on the ground.

By Staff writer / April 2, 2014

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Will Thad Cochran, a six-term incumbent in the US Senate, be the next establishment Republican to lose his job to a tea-party insurgent?