Deep South Dems mount comeback with familiar names

Mississippi Democrats, meanwhile, hope former Rep. Travis Childers can knock off the winner of a potentially bruising Senate Republican primary between Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party challenger Chris McDaniel, a state lawmaker.

“We’re losing elections because Democrats stay home and we’re not persuading independents,” Mississippi Democratic Chairman Rickey Cole said. “In a statewide race, we have to look to our known prospects first to get those folks back.”

Philly.com
3/20/14