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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Cochran win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision ...

Voter citizenship issue goes before federal court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration ...

Lawsuit challenges loss to Sen. Cochran in Miss.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran or order a new election. State Sen. Chris McDaniel sued Thurs ...

Primary Election Highlights

Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington. --- TOP OF THE TICKET Republican Sen. Pat Roberts beat back a primary challenge from radiologist Milton Wolf in his bid for re-nomination in Kansas, as Senate i ...

Chris McDaniel formally challenges Mississippi primary results

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the tea party-backed challenger who lost a primary runoff to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, has formally asked the state Republican Party to overturn the June 24 election results and declare him ...

Changing demographics will affect elections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-domin ...

Voter apathy brings record-low turnout for midterm primary elections

A survey of voter rolls shows record-low voter turnout in 15 of the first 25 statewide primaries for this midterm election. The non-profit, non-partisan Center for the Study of the American Electorate at American University's School of Public Affairs ...

McDaniel lawyers: Challenge likely in primary loss

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawyers for tea party candidate Chris McDaniel said Wednesday that they intend, in the next 10 days, to file a challenge of McDaniel's loss to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary. Attorneys and advis ...

Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story

A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story. Stevie Fielder told California-based blogger Charles C. Johnson he was asked to bu ...

Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Miss. runoff

[caption id="attachment_16470" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh sign of Republican turmoil, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, tea party groups and losing challenger Chris McDaniel all backed an investigation Tuesd ...


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