| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Downright dirty politics is one way to describe Mississippi's Republican U.S. Senate primary, which has shaped up as the most brutally competitive of the season. And it's likely to be a nail-biter until the bitter end.
Sen. Thad Cochran, the stately 74-...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Republican Thad Cochran, the genteel Southerner who has represented Mississippi in the U.S. Senate for nearly half of his life, battled for his political future against tea party upstart Chris McDaniel in a race that was too close to call late Tuesday....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Chokwe Lumumba, 66, a human rights activist and nationally prominent attorney who became mayor of Jackson, Miss., last year, died Tuesday at a Jackson hospital, city officials said. The cause wasn't immediately clear.
As an attorney, Lumumba represented...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Sen. Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi's already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close.
Clayton Kelly, who authors...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:33 PM
President Barack Obama and Gov. Tom Corbett are heading to the other's turf to raise money this month.
The White House announced Tuesday that Obama would travel to Philadelphia Thursday night to headline a fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Voice The first of two new episodes...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
| Feb 22, 2013
CNN's "State of the Union" talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. The program offers a panel with former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Jackie Calmes of The New York Times; Gwen Ifill of PBS'...
| Feb 15, 2013
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be a guest Sunday on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and NBC's “Meet the Press.” The rest of the guest list this Sunday morning: Karl Rove and Bob Woodward...