- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sen. John McCain, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, is headed to Mississippi to campaign Sunday with Sen. Thad Cochran.

Mr. Cochran is fighting for his political life in a run-off race against state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who has the support of anti-establishment and tea party groups.

The winner of the June 24 contest with face Travis Childers, a Democrat, in the November election.

In 2008, Mr. Cochran said that thought of Mr. McCain being president “sends a cold chill down my spine.”