Six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat challenger Chris McDaniel for the win in a tight Republican runoff race earning 50.9 percent of the votes.
In Lafayette County, voters continued to back Cochran giving him about 67 percent of the votes. (June 24, 2014, Page 1, 14)
Ruth Steyn writes to encourage incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran to debate Republican primary opponent Chris McDaniel so that voters can see the candidates side by side and learn about the similarities and differences in their views. (May 1, 2014, Page 4)
U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee will face two fellow Republicans in Tuesday’s primary election as he battles to retain his 1st Congressional District seal, representing north Mississippi. (March 12, 2012, Page 1A)
On Tuesday, three Republican hopefuls will fight for the chance to run against Democrat Travis Childers in the First Congressional primary election. Running are former Fox news analyst Angela McGlowan, Sen. Alan Nunnelee and former Eupora mayor Henry Ross. The Tea Party Club of Oxford asked the candidates 20 questions. Read today’s EAGLE for a sampling of the questions or visit the Tea Party Club’s website for the full Q&A. (May 28, 2010, Page 1A)
Two out of the three candidates in the upcoming 1st Congressional District Republican primary spent Friday evening at the Lafayette County Chancery Building speaking to local Republicans about their views on several issues. (May 24, 2010, Page 1A)