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Tea Party Momentum Builds Around McDaniel in Mississippi GOP Senate Primary
breitbart.com ^ | 4/3/14 | Michael Patrick Leahy

Posted on 04/03/2014 8:36:21 AM PDT by cotton1706

Momentum is building around the campaign of Tea Party backed state senator Chris McDaniel in his challenge to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) in the June 3 Mississippi Republican U.S. Senate primary.

A recent poll by Tea Party Express show the two in a close race, with a significant number of voters still undecided, a bad sign for the incumbent. Historically, undecided voters in most elections swing to the challenger. A Rasmussen Reports poll released on Monday did not provide results of a head-to-head primary matchup between Cochran and McDaniel, but shows that both Republicans beat the likely Democratic nominee by about the same margin.

On Tuesday, political expert Stuart Rothenberg declared that Cochran is in "deep trouble" against McDaniel in the primary election.

Grant Sowell, lead coordinator of the Tupelo, Mississippi Tea Party, told Breitbart News on Wednesday that "momentum is building by the day for Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. There is evidence of it even by Cochran's supporters who earlier were mocking McDaniel's chances and are now conceding Cochran may be vulnerable in today's climate."

It does not help Cochran's chances for re-election that national and local Tea Party groups have united behind McDaniel's challenge to him. The Club for Growth, The Tea Party Patriots Citizen Fund, Senate Conservative Fund, FreedomWorks, Tea Party Express, and the Madison Project have all endorsed McDaniel. In addition, virtually all of the local Mississippi Tea Party groups have also endorsed him.

Last month, Sarah Palin added her star power to the McDaniel campaign with her vigorous endorsement of him.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: elections

1 posted on 04/03/2014 8:36:21 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Thad has been a primary risk for the elitist. Given donors don’t want to put money into multiple primaries (i.e., they need to send money to Mitch), I ask Mississippi FREEPERS if they have seen a drop off in national support.


2 posted on 04/03/2014 8:49:32 AM PDT by 11th Commandment ("THOSE WHO TIRE LOSE")
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To: cotton1706

Thad has been a primary risk for the elitist. Given donors don’t want to put money into multiple primaries (i.e., they need to send money to Mitch), I ask Mississippi FREEPERS if they have seen a drop off in national support.


3 posted on 04/03/2014 8:49:33 AM PDT by 11th Commandment ("THOSE WHO TIRE LOSE")
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To: cotton1706; WKB; Black Agnes; houeto; LibLieSlayer; Din Maker; Malichi; WXRGina; duffee; ...
On Tuesday, political expert Stuart Rothenberg declared that Cochran is in "deep trouble" against McDaniel in the primary election.


Magnolia State Ping!
4 posted on 04/03/2014 8:53:21 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: WKB; Black Agnes; houeto; LibLieSlayer; wardaddy; mrsmel
In addition, virtually all of the local Mississippi Tea Party groups have also endorsed him.

MORE than endorsed!

We are walking our precincts and putting out signs!

5 posted on 04/03/2014 8:55:22 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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6 posted on 04/03/2014 8:56:46 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 11th Commandment

“Given donors don’t want to put money into multiple primaries “

That was the case before yesterday when donor COULD NOT BY LAW PUT MONEY INTO MULTIPLE PRIMARIES.

The law used to be a person was limited to 5200 per candiate and 46,000 for all candidates.

Now you can spend 5200 for as many candidates as you want without the 46,000 aggregate limit.

I was not going to donate to Cochran for that reason as I had already decide who was getting the 46,000. Now I can add him to my list and anyone else I want to also.


7 posted on 04/03/2014 8:59:14 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: cotton1706

Thad Enough is campaigning as a born-again conservative.


8 posted on 04/03/2014 9:02:52 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: staytrue

You’re going to donate to Thad Cochran, the ultimate GOP-E candidate?


9 posted on 04/03/2014 9:04:41 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Red_Devil 232

“Thad Enough is campaigning as a born-again conservative.”

Yeah, too bad he can’t run from a conservative voting record like this:

Cochran (MS) - 06/03/14 - 54% (Average) - 57% (Heritage) - 56% (CFG) - 60% (ACU) - 41% (FreedomWorks)


10 posted on 04/03/2014 9:10:01 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: SoConPubbie

I am GOPe. I believe in Gope

GOPe is pragmatically conservative.

We are as conservative as the electorate will allow.

Ted Cruz will never win in Maine.

Christine O’Donnell will never win in Delaware. Actually even Mike Castle may not have won in Delaware.


11 posted on 04/03/2014 9:11:25 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue
GOPe is pragmatically conservative.

We are as conservative as the electorate will allow.


I don't believe you for a second.

If you are what you say you are, then you'd be donating to McDaniels precisely because he has a good chance of unseating someone who is just above being a Democrat.

You're no more conservative than Mitt Romney, and apparently, you have as much trouble with the truth as he does.
12 posted on 04/03/2014 9:24:43 AM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: onyx

We are walking our precincts and putting out signs!
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God bless y’all!


13 posted on 04/03/2014 9:31:47 AM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: SoConPubbie

RINO ALERT: Steer clear of “staytrue”. To try and reason is a hopeless cause.


14 posted on 04/03/2014 9:33:58 AM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: staytrue
I live in MS> Are you trying to tell ME that we are not conservative? We are slowly taking over control of local Republican politics. Against lying, cheating and other tricks by the old guard. McDaniel will easily handle any Democrat they put up.
You are the problem my friend. We have a golden opportunity to flex our conservative muscle but you don't have the ‘nads to engage. Thad is toast and you know it. He just showed his face down here for the first time in a decade. That's how connected he is.
15 posted on 04/03/2014 9:40:11 AM PDT by prof.h.mandingo (Buck v. Bell (1927) An idea whose time has come (for extreme liberalism))
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To: SoConPubbie; staytrue
B T T T ! ! ! ©

16 posted on 04/03/2014 9:43:27 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: prof.h.mandingo; staytrue
B T T T ! ! ! ©

17 posted on 04/03/2014 9:44:02 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: staytrue
I was not going to donate to Cochran for that reason as I had already decide who was getting the 46,000. Now I can add him to my list and anyone else I want to also.

LOL.

OKay, BIG DONOR.

18 posted on 04/03/2014 9:47:11 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: staytrue

I was born in MS but live in another Southern state. Why would you support Thad? My friends/relatives who live in MS can not wait to get rid of him. Are you a real conservative because I have my doubts?


19 posted on 04/03/2014 11:54:33 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: cotton1706

Historically, undecided voters in most elections swing to the challenger.
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I’ve been saying that for weeks. In Cochran’s case, dude has been in the Senate for 30 years. If a person is not sure they want him to stay there, after 30 years, bet your booty they’ll go for the challenger in the voting booth. Historically, 75% of undecided voters end up voting for the challenger.


20 posted on 04/03/2014 8:15:57 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: Din Maker; All

Historically, undecided voters in most elections swing to the challenger.
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I’ve been saying that for weeks. In Cochran’s case, dude has been in the Senate for 30 years. If a person is not sure they want him to stay there, after 30 years, bet your booty they’ll go for the challenger in the voting booth. Historically, 75% of undecided voters end up voting for the challenger.


21 posted on 04/03/2014 8:16:53 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: staytrue

“Ted Cruz will never win in Maine”

Um, actually, the last time Maine went Republican was during Reagan years.

Maine has NEVER went Republican for a “GOPe”. NEVER. you can’t count 88 because HWB ran on Reagan’s coattails. When he showed his non conservative self, they abandoned him too.

So, I’m sorry, but History simply doesn’t sorry your bogus “Crumb will neverwin Maine baloney.

Even if he won’t, there’s


22 posted on 04/04/2014 4:39:17 AM PDT by DrewsMum
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