"Thad Cochran will go out and fight for another three weeks, and he will win," he said.
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"They thought Thad Cochran couldn't take a punch," said Stuart Stevens, a Cochran adviser. "Well, he took this $5 million punch from a challenger, and he is here standing. Now he's getting back on the bus to head out to campaign."