Governors are learning secondhand that some of the unaccompanied child border crossers are being sent to their states to live during deportation proceedings. Some are not happy at the lack of communication or coordination.
The Mississippi Republican primary between Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed Chris McDaniel has been ugly and could get worse. Ted Cruz is jumping in, and McDaniel is moving toward a legal challenge.
Tea party challenger Chris McDaniel and his supporters are refusing to acknowledge that they lost a Mississippi Republican primary runoff to Sen. Thad Cochran, meaning an already-weird race is getting weirder by the day.
Sen. Thad Cochran could not have won the Mississippi Republican primary without thousands of black voters, mostly Democrats, in an open primary. Opponent Chris McDaniel is steamed, but others may learn a lesson.
Sen. Thad Cochran (R) of Mississippi prevailed Tuesday in the GOP primary against tea party challenger Chris McDaniel. He pulled off the upset with help from black Democratic voters and GOP establishment figures.