See-Saw race in GOP Senate primary in Mississippi

The GOP Senate primary in Mississippi that features 6 term incumbent Thad Cochran vs. Tea Party favorite, state senator Mike McDaniel has flipped once again with Cochran regaining the lead. A poll earlier this month gave McDaniel the edge by 4 points. But a new poll out this week shows Cochan with a narrow 5 point lead. The Hill: Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has a 5-point lead over his Republican primary challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, according to a new GOP poll. The survey, from GOP pollster Harper Polling, gave Cochran 45 percent support among likely GOP primary voters to McDaniel’s 40 percent, with 15 percent undecided. That’s in contrast to a survey conducted by a group backing McDaniel earlier this month, which showed him leading Cochran by 4 points.  Harper Polling, which is run by a former top National Republican Congressional Committee strategist, is considered more establishment-minded, and every poll it has conducted of the race...(Read Full Post)

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