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In Open Primary Southern States, Black Voters Flex New Muscle

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Patrik Jonsson - The Christian Science MonitorJune 28, 2014 An unexpected group of voters charged in to save veteran Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, a Republican, from losing a primary squeaker against a tea party challenger: Black Democrats. Cochran’s challenger, Chris McDaniel, lashed out at how Cochran’s camp used the state’s …