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Ben Ledbetter

Ben Ledbetter is a journalist based in New Orleans.
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McDaniel Advances Challenge, Claiming ‘Republicans Did Not Elect the Nominee’

Saturday, August 16th, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

Mississippi not getting involved because he "has not requested a new election, but to be declared the winner by the Republican Party."

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‘The Evidence Is Still Coming in’: McDaniel Seeking Poll Book Access in Mississippi

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

Cochran camp: "We are focusing on winning the general election in November and moving away from the circus." (For complete 2014 midterm coverage, get your campaign fix on The Grid.)

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Tea Party Pins Hopes on Louisiana Challenger After Senate Primary Defeats

Friday, July 11th, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

Maness gets help from Palin, but isn't faring well in the polls vs. GOP Rep. Cassidy. (For complete 2014 midterm coverage, get your campaign fix on The Grid.)

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Six-Term Cochran Holds Off Tea Party Challenge from McDaniel

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

McDaniel has yet to concede the race against longtime Mississippi senator. (For complete 2014 midterm coverage, get your campaign fix on The Grid.)

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Razor-Thin Margin in Mississippi as Senate Challenger McDaniel has Edge Over Cochran

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

UPDATE: The season's nastiest GOP primary is runoff-bound.

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Big Backers Fuel Down-and-Dirty Senate Race in Mississippi

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 - by Ben Ledbetter

Race between six-term senator and Tea Party favorite has included nursing-home spying and meth debates.

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