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Thad Cochran (Mississippi)

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Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., speaks to supporters following his victory over Democrat Travis Childers and Reform Party candidate Shawn O'Hara, at his victory party in Jackson, Miss., in this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo. In a statement released Monday, May 25, 2015, Cochran's office said he married longtime aide Kay Webber in a private ceremony on Saturday in Gulfport, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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Chris McDaniel pauses while addressing his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** State Sen. Chris McDaniel has yet to concede victory to Sen. Thad Cochran. His campaign says it wants to investigate "irregularities" in the primary race as it considers whether to pursue a legal challenge. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican, narrowly defeated state Sen. Chris McDaniel in a runoff for his party's nomination to U.S. Senate. (Associated Press)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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Chris McDaniel addresses his supporters after falling behind in a heated GOP primary runoff election against incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday June 24, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/George Clark)

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses supporters and volunteers at his runoff election victory party Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Miss. Cochran defeated state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville, in a primary runoff for the GOP nomination for senate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., greets supporters and volunteers at his Canton, Miss., headquarters, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Cochran is in the Republican primary runoff election against state Sen. Chris McDaniel on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., greets supporters and volunteers at his Canton, Miss., headquarters, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Cochran is in the Republican primary runoff election against state Sen. Chris McDaniel on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Incumbent: Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran was forced into a runoff election for his Senate seat after the recent Mississippi primary failed to result in a clear winner to become the GOP's nominee in November. (Associated Press)

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incumbent: Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran was forced into a runoff election for his Senate seat after the recent Mississippi primary failed to result in a clear winner to become the GOP's nominee in November. (associated press)

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Challenger: State Sen. Chris McDaniel seeks to unseat six-term Sen. Thad Cochran. (Associated Press)

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Incumbent: Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran was forced into a runoff election for his Senate seat after the recent Mississippi primary failed to result in a clear winner to become the GOP's nominee in November. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., greets supporters as he makes a campaign stop in McComb, Miss., Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Age is a factor in the June 24 Republican primary runoff between Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel, a tea party-backed candidate. (AP Photo/The Enterprise-Journal, Daniel Lin)

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State Rep. Chris McDaniel has been vocal in his opposition to Common Core, which garnered him support over incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi's hotly contested Republican Senate primary (AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)

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State Rep. Chris McDaniel has been vocal in his opposition to Common Core, which garnered him support over incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi's hotly contested Republican Senate primary (AP Photo/The Hattiesburg American, Kelly Price)