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Former Florida Rep. Joe Scarborough touted Sen. Thad Cochran's win in the Mississippi primary race Wednesday as more proof that the GOP establishment is doing everything it can this primary season to avoid any surprises in the November election that could hurt its chances of knocking Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid from power.
With the fate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank possibly hanging in the balance, a key House Republican stepped up his attack on the bank, saying it was actually hurting small business and giving undue subsidies to large corporations during an occasionally contentious daylong hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
When a Republican candidate has to seek Democrats so he can get the Republican nomination, he is not a Republican. He is not a conservative, and he is unworthy of conservative support.
Tea party-backed Chris McDaniel refused to concede his bitter Mississippi GOP runoff defeat to Sen. Thad Cochran, blaming the loss on "liberal Democrats" for hijacking the desires of Republican primary voters in the bright red Magnolia State.
Mitt Romney is trying to extend his winning streak as GOP kingmaker to New Hampshire, where he is endorsing Scott Brown in that key U.S. Senate race.
Democrats, already facing unfavorable political terrain in congressional races this midterm year, are facing an uphill fight on another front — the battle for the nation's statehouses.
Sen. Thad Cochran turned back a hard challenge from tea-party-backed state Sen. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Senate runoff race Tuesday, handing the party establishment arguably its biggest win of the 2014 primary season and boosting Republican hopes of flipping control of the Senate in the November election.
Energized by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's stunning loss in Virginia earlier this month, tea party Republicans hope to finish the job Tuesday in Mississippi by unseating six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in a GOP primary.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told a gathering of social conservatives Friday that the nation's decades-long "war on drugs" has failed and that incarceration is not the cure for drug addiction.