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Chris McDaniel Formally Becomes the Defeated Tea Party Candidate That Won't Go Away
The Wire/Yahoo ^ | 07/04/2014 | Russell Berman

Posted on 08/04/2014 2:15:48 PM PDT by thetallguy24

Tea Party hopeful Chris McDaniel lost his Republican primary challenge to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi on June 24. Cochran beat him by about 7,700 votes. On July 7, the state's Republican Party certified Cochran's victory.

Six weeks after the run-off election, McDaniel is having a tough time moving on.

On Monday, McDaniel, a state senator, announced he was formally challenging the results and asking the Mississippi Republican executive committee to declare him the party's nominee in the November general election.

"Justice has no timetable, and yet here we stand," McDaniel, 42, told reporters assembled at a press conference outside his headquarters in Jackson that was somewhat ominously interrupted by thunderclaps and a downpour. "They asked us to put up or shut up, and yet here are. Here we are with the evidence."

Since shortly after the run-off, McDaniel and his team have alleged that Cochran and his "race-baiting" allies stole the election by turning out Democrats who voted illegally in both the Democratic primary and the Republican run-off. The Cochran campaign did appeal to the largely Democratic population of African American voters in the state who were eligible to vote in the G.O.P. run-off if they had not earlier voted in their own party's primary.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: ballotstuffing; cochran; criminalconspiracy; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; dnctalkingpoints; doublevoted; gop; gope; howtostealanelection; mcdaniel; mississippi; ms; payola; republican; votefraud; walkingaroundmoney; yahoobias
I was wondering what had happened. The news stopped covering the post election proceedings
1 posted on 08/04/2014 2:15:48 PM PDT by thetallguy24
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To: thetallguy24

Nothing like a headline that is an editorial.


2 posted on 08/04/2014 2:16:39 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: thetallguy24; DiogenesLamp

I’ve had trouble with HTTP but this link is pertinent...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3188706/posts?page=115#115


3 posted on 08/04/2014 2:18:33 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Ray76

They didn’t seem to mind when Al Gore did it.


4 posted on 08/04/2014 2:19:12 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: thetallguy24

I fail to see why producing evidence of illegal double voting rises to the level of being a sore loser. I wish more candidates would challenge these type of shenanigans.


5 posted on 08/04/2014 2:19:31 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

Just wait, GOPe Cheerleaders will arrive soon to chastise us for not marching lockstep with our party masters.


6 posted on 08/04/2014 2:20:46 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: thetallguy24

This hack writer has not even heard the evidence. Yet he makes an
editorial assumption. I guess for him, election fraud is nothing to be
concerned about.


7 posted on 08/04/2014 2:22:24 PM PDT by tennmountainman (True conservatives don't like being rained on by their own party!)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

You have more people in your corner and tired of this crap than you may think!


8 posted on 08/04/2014 2:22:46 PM PDT by El Zoro
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9 posted on 08/04/2014 2:24:39 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: thetallguy24

Just once it would be heartening to see the GOP do the right thing and declare Chris McDaniel the rightful winner of the Mississippi Republican Party.

It would energize the national conservative base for the November elections


10 posted on 08/04/2014 2:24:48 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: tennmountainman

Just part of the Good ‘ol Boy network that are RINOs.


11 posted on 08/04/2014 2:25:38 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: El Zoro

Thanks Z!

What do you think the chances are that McConnell and Cornyn will be reelected?


12 posted on 08/04/2014 2:26:17 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Vigilanteman

“Okay, so you got raped. Get over it. We got away with it. What you gonna do about it?”


13 posted on 08/04/2014 2:27:26 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: thetallguy24
Tea Party hopeful Chris McDaniel lost his Republican primary challenge to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi on June 24. Cochran beat him by about 7,700 votes. On July 7, the state's Republican Party certified Cochran's victory.

All true, and in finest slimy journalistic fashion, completely ignores the entire point, quite deliberately I might add. McDaniel, with ample evidence, alleges a fraudulent election, organized and executed by the very people charged with conducting the election. This clown paints him as a sore loser who, together with the rest of his tea party crazy cousins just came seem to get along with the rest of polite society. Only, it turns out that they are not quite so polite. While sipping mint juleps under the magnolias, they plotted and schemed and conducted criminal fraud to steal an election. Since it turned out the way that the media wished, they choose to portray McDaniel as some poor, confused little wannabe who just can't manage to win a simple primary election. This is how evil plays out.

14 posted on 08/04/2014 2:27:40 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: tennmountainman

Exactly. none of us can assume anything. Wait for the evidence to come out. But I do think McDaniel has made one strategic mistake ... he asked only to be declared the winner and not also, in the alternative, a new election. I just don’t see them doing that.

But ... I haven’t seen the evidence either. ; )


15 posted on 08/04/2014 2:27:43 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: stars & stripes forever

Just once it would be heartening to see the GOP do the right thing and declare Chris McDaniel the rightful winner of the Mississippi Republican Party.


Apparently, we’re expected to shut up and support the backstabbers.


16 posted on 08/04/2014 2:27:45 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: thetallguy24

What is this garbage ? A Thad Cochran press release ?


17 posted on 08/04/2014 2:28:13 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: thetallguy24
Rick Hasen, a law professor who runs the Election Law blog, has an analysis here.
18 posted on 08/04/2014 2:29:33 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Truth be known the GOP(e) despises us more than liberals.

Paybacks are hell though.

19 posted on 08/04/2014 2:32:00 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: thetallguy24

Good for him. I wish him every success.

I admire Allen West, but I believed he stopped early. I hope that McDaniel is able to pursue this to victory.


20 posted on 08/04/2014 2:32:37 PM PDT by Piranha (Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have - Saul Alinsky)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Republican party to McDaniel, “You might want to
put some ICE on that.”

McDaniel to republican party, “See you in COURT.”


21 posted on 08/04/2014 2:33:50 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

This is why I will not support any of the RINOs everf! They are destroying the party by being unfit trash.


22 posted on 08/04/2014 2:35:58 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

But didn’t many of the counties block the books or simply destroy them?

How many voters voted Dem in the first round and then illegally crossed over to vote R?

That article says 3500.

My understanding was it might be much higher but the Supreme Court of the state refused to order the poll books turned over to McDaniel to prove it.

If the number is only 3500, I’d say very unlikely a new election will be ordered. Unless it’s a ‘slam dunk no brainer’ that illegalities led to the result, no new election will be ordered.

McDaniel could have regrouped and come back. Now he’s likely down for the count for his political career if this doesn’t work out.

The real ‘fraud’ was the establishment Republicans took money raised to ‘win the Senate’ and spent it defaming and attacking tea party patriots.

The uniparty continues in power sadly.

They’d have already passed amnesty on us but for Cantor’s loss.


23 posted on 08/04/2014 2:37:42 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Ray76
Nothing like a headline that is an editorial.

You must not be familiar with Yahoo news. All their stories are left-wing slanted and I would say it is more than most.

24 posted on 08/04/2014 2:38:09 PM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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To: Ray76

“Nothing like a headline that is an editorial”

It’s newsworthy. I just saw it on the FOX Newswire.


25 posted on 08/04/2014 2:42:39 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: thetallguy24

yes we know its rare unlike honor-less RINO’s


26 posted on 08/04/2014 2:43:37 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Ray76
Nothing like a headline that is an editorial.

Required to pass Journalism 201.
27 posted on 08/04/2014 2:45:14 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: TigerClaws
But didn’t many of the counties block the books or simply destroy them?

I haven't heard of any books being destroyed. Some of the counties refused to produce the books until the voters' dates of birth and social security numbers were redacted-- a position that was upheld by the Mississippi Supreme Court-- but that just delayed McDaniel's review. He ultimately got all counties' records.

28 posted on 08/04/2014 2:51:01 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

F the gop stooge freepers


29 posted on 08/04/2014 3:05:45 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

I’ve been waiting for weeks to find out when McDaniel finally gets access to all the records. I haven’t heard a thing about that yet, and I’ve been searching, but obviously you have found it. Could you please give me a hint as to where I can locate the proof you’ve found that he’s been able to access all the documents?


30 posted on 08/04/2014 3:05:51 PM PDT by Waryone
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To: thetallguy24
If I lived in MS, I would simply stay home in the general election and tell other conservatives to do so to.

Because the blacks that crossed over for Cochran sure as Hell aren't going to walk over broken glass to vote for him again. They won't even walk over thick, plush carpet.

31 posted on 08/04/2014 3:07:44 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: thetallguy24

Russell Berman Formally Becomes the Scum Sucking Presstitute That Won’t Go Away.


32 posted on 08/04/2014 3:13:23 PM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: Viennacon

F the gop stooge freepers


They seem to have gone underground...


33 posted on 08/04/2014 3:16:56 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

One of my Senators was involved. I’m looking at the Independent/Libertarian candidates.


34 posted on 08/04/2014 3:18:15 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Waryone

I’m assuming he got all the (redacted) poll books, because he has not claimed otherwise. If he still hadn’t gotten access, he would have brought that up in today’s press conference.


35 posted on 08/04/2014 4:02:37 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Lurking Libertarian

That’s a pretty big assumption on your part. Personally, I’d hold off making statements like that until I knew for sure. Which is why I asked you.


36 posted on 08/04/2014 4:11:31 PM PDT by Waryone
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To: Waryone

Fair enough. I may well have overstated things.


37 posted on 08/04/2014 4:13:06 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: thetallguy24

Editorializing in the headlines...what a bunch of bovine manure.


38 posted on 08/04/2014 4:16:29 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Vigilanteman

Folks should visit the campus polling stations near UCSB.... the voting drones appear....then go back to the beach or their political science class...


39 posted on 08/04/2014 4:57:10 PM PDT by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I’d vote for the Democrat


40 posted on 08/04/2014 6:25:12 PM PDT by thetallguy24
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To: Cowboy Bob
They didn’t seem to mind when Al Gore did it.

Not only that, but the Old Grey Lady and the WashPost did their OWN counts to try to prove that George W. Bush didn't actually win.

They ended up proving that Algore had actually received FEWER votes than he claimed he had. Of course THAT little tidbit of info didn't make the evening news.;o)

41 posted on 08/05/2014 8:20:37 PM PDT by SuziQ
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