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Democrats push retreads for a Deep South comeback, i.e. Travis Childers in Mississippi

By: Magnolia Tribune - March 20, 2014

Deep South Dems mount comeback with familiar names

Mississippi Democrats, meanwhile, hope former Rep. Travis Childers can knock off the winner of a potentially bruising Senate Republican primary between Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party challenger Chris McDaniel, a state lawmaker.

“We’re losing elections because Democrats stay home and we’re not persuading independents,” Mississippi Democratic Chairman Rickey Cole said. “In a statewide race, we have to look to our known prospects first to get those folks back.”

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