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By: Magnolia Tribune - August 4, 2014

Republicans Remain Slightly Favored To Take Control Of The Senate

In Mississippi, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran won his runoff against Chris McDaniel, partly with the help of African-American voters. Most of those African-Americans will wind up voting for the Democrat, Travis Childers, in November. But Mississippi’s white voters represent the majority of its turnout and are overwhelmingly Republican; there aren’t many swing voters in the state and it would take a truly awful Republican nominee to put the party at much risk. Cochran is comfortably ahead in polls since the runoff.


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