COCHRAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COCHRAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58164856-82/mcdaniel-cochran-party-campaign.html.csp">Milbank: The tea party’s embrace of martyrdom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:33:08.131-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hiroo Onoda, the last imperial Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II, hid in a jungle in the Philippines for 29 years, refusing to believe that the war was over. He finally turned himself in, wearing his sword, cap and patched uniform, in 1974. Onoda died this year at age 91, but his passion for lost causes lives on — in the person of Chris McDaniel, a failed Senate candidate in Mississippi. McDaniel, a tea party darling, lost a GOP primary runoff on June 24 to incumbent ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164856@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:33:08 MDT Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Mississippi runoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162811-68/party-cochran-mcdaniel-tea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58162811-68/party-cochran-mcdaniel-tea.html.csp">Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Mississippi runoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a fresh sign of Republican turmoil, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, tea party groups and losing challenger Chris McDaniel all backed an investigation Tuesday into the June 24 Senate primary runoff in Mississippi, without offering evidence of alleged voter fraud they cited in the bitterly fought race. One day after Sen. Thad Cochran was certified the primary winner by the state Republican Party, the denunciations of the 76-year-old lawmaker were particularly vituperative. The Tea Party Lead...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581628112014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T19:42:02.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:42:02 MDT Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149474-68/cochran-rights-voting-mississippi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149474-68/cochran-rights-voting-mississippi.html.csp">Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL BARROW and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Miss. • After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor. Their request? Cochran should lead the charge in the Senate to renew a key section of the Voting Rights Act struck down last year by the Supreme Court’s conservative majority. “But for the Voting Rights Act, those African-Americans who turned out to the polls ... to s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581494742014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T11:26:01.961-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149474@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:26:01 MDT Collins: Cochran wins by telling the truth about federal aid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117646-82/cochran-federal-mcdaniel-mississippi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117646-82/cochran-federal-mcdaniel-mississippi.html.csp">Collins: Cochran wins by telling the truth about federal aid</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GAIL COLLINS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T10:18:23.079-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mississippi has sent us a message. I believe it boils down to: We Want Our Stuff. Big election night! As you no doubt have heard, Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who specializes in sending billions of dollars in federal pork back into his state, defeated a Tea Party challenger who ran against government spending. It wasn’t easy. Cochran’s fierce and energetic opponent, Chris McDaniel, forced him into a primary runoff. To survive, Cochran turned to Democrats, who took advantage of Mississippi’s o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58117646@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:18:23 MDT Dionne: Thad Cochran’s winning strategy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117621-82/cochran-state-republican-mississippi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117621-82/cochran-state-republican-mississippi.html.csp">Dionne: Thad Cochran’s winning strategy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T06:21:54.127-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 06:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • “There is something a bit strange, there is something a bit unusual about a Republican primary that’s decided by liberal Democrats.” The words of Chris McDaniel, the tea party candidate vanquished in Mississippi’s runoff on Tuesday by Sen. Thad Cochran and the state’s GOP establishment, were not the most gracious. But they contained an important truth about why Cochran prevailed after finishing second in the first round of voting on June 3. In winning, Cochran overturned m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58117621@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:21:54 MDT Will: Mississippi votes its appetite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58113459-82/mississippi-tea-party-cochran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58113459-82/mississippi-tea-party-cochran.html.csp">Will: Mississippi votes its appetite</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T10:18:48.527-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Chris McDaniel, 41, the flawed paladin of the tea party persuasion who in Mississippi’s Republican Senate primary failed to wrest the nomination from the faltering hands of six-term incumbent Thad Cochran, 76, came into politics after a stint in talk radio. There practitioners do not live by the axiom that you don’t have to explain something you never said, and McDaniel had some explaining to do about some of his more colorful broadcast opinions and phrases, which may have given a n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58113459@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:18:48 MDT Cochran, Rangel challenged on busy primary day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108210-68/cochran-primary-sen-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108210-68/cochran-primary-sen-republican.html.csp">Cochran, Rangel challenged on busy primary day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T14:20:04.292-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Six-term Sen. Thad Cochran’s Republican runoff against Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel stands as a test of whether decades of delivering federal largesse trumps conservative demands to slash government spending. The 76-year-old Cochran, the former Senate Appropriations Committee chairman who has steered billions of dollars back home, is locked in a tight race against the tea party-backed McDaniel, who was born the year Cochran came to Washington as a congressman. When no clear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581082102014-06-24T14:20:04.292-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T14:20:04.292-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108210@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:20:04 MDT Dionne: Republicans’ year of living negatively http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58103534-82/party-percent-republicans-tea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58103534-82/party-percent-republicans-tea.html.csp">Dionne: Republicans’ year of living negatively</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T10:19:52.295-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Republicans feel good about this fall’s election even though their party is sharply divided and its brand is badly tainted. The House GOP last week elected a balanced ticket of leaders in a relatively harmonious process. Nonetheless, the party’s right still complained that its voices were not heard. And a party leadership that thought it had quelled the tea party rebellion faces a runoff in Mississippi on Tuesday that will end either in a victory for the insurgent challenger, or in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103534@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:19:52 MDT Dionne: Hate the government, love its money http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58028425-82/cochran-mississippi-mcdaniel-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58028425-82/cochran-mississippi-mcdaniel-federal.html.csp">Dionne: Hate the government, love its money</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T01:01:03.76-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">JACKSON, Miss. • Can you hate the federal government but love the money it spends on you? The electoral earthquake that was Mississippi’s Republican Senate primary has pushed this question to the forefront of American politics. In conventional terms, the success of state Sen. Chris McDaniel in outpolling Thad Cochran, a 34-year Senate veteran, on Tuesday and forcing him into a runoff was a triumph for the tea party movement. Outside conservative groups such as Freedom Works and the Clu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58028425@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 01:01:03 MDT Neck and neck in Mississippi: Tea party pursues senator http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58024823-68/party-race-republican-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58024823-68/party-race-republican-state.html.csp">Neck and neck in Mississippi: Tea party pursues senator</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T21:52:17.357-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel dueled at close quarters in Mississippi’s primary election Tuesday night, an epic struggle in a party divided along ideological lines. GOP governors in South Dakota and Alabama coasted to renomination. State Sen. Joni Ernst overwhelmed her Republican rivals in Iowa after uniting rival wings of the party, and will challenge Rep. Bruce Braley this fall for a Senate seat long in Democratic hands. In a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580248232014-06-03T21:52:17.357-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-03T21:52:17.357-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58024823@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:52:17 MDT