Veteran U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election.
The Democrats' chances of retaking the Senate got a little bit worse last night, reports CNBC's John Harwood, with a look at the high-profile runoff election between Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi and rival Chris McDaniel.
Despite lack of evidence, KFC will still contribute to the medical bills of a disfigured girl allegedly kicked out of a restaurant in Mississippi.
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These states have made the biggest gains since the Great Recession by reforming regulations and offering incentives to attract investment.
Mississippi offers low business costs, including the lowest wages. But a plaintiff-friendly legal system has kept businesses away.
The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
The Mississippi runoff election between Sen. Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel holds big implications for the future of the GOP, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Do Republicans support Thad Cochran in a runoff and risk damaging tea partyer Chris McDaniel, who could wind up their nominee? Politico's Ben White reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest results in the GOP's primary for Senate. It was a good night for the tea party, says Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on political spending associated with the primary in Mississippi.
The Mississippi primary Tuesday represents the most surprising wild card in the partisan fight for control of the Senate.
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A Canadian National Railway train carrying fuel oil and other hazardous materials derailed and was leaking in southeast Mississippi on Friday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, officials said.
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Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
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The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?