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Cochran to Seek Re-Election in Mississippi

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran has decided to seek re-election and is expected to announce that decision shortly. The Republican incumbent will likely face a competitive primary election against state Sen. Chris McDaniel.

The Mississippi Senate race is rated Safe Republican by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.

Stuart Rothenberg contributed to this report.