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Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court
Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court

Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning could extend into the fall's general election. Cochran's tea party challenger, Chris McDaniel, has refused to concede and in a statement Wednesday afternoon did not rule out the possibility of taking his case to court. McDaniel and many of his supporters are incensed that Cochran achieved his victory in part by winning votes from Democrats, who were able to take part in the contest because of the state's open...

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