The conservative group Club for Growth is airing a new TV ad blasting incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., for his "five decades" in Washington.
The Club for Growth is backing state Sen. Chris McDaniel in this very competitive establishment-vs.-Tea Party GOP primary.
It's a six-figure ad buy (on cable on broadcast) in Mississippi.
First published April 7 2014, 11:14 AM
Mark Murray is the Senior Political Editor at NBC News, where he covers politics for the network, writes and edits its popular â€œFirst Readâ€ blog, and appears daily on MSNBC and Washington DCâ€™s NBC affiliate to discuss the latest political news.
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Murray is a 1996 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A.), and he resides in Washington DC.