Both Republican contenders have a solid lead over former Democratic congressman Travis Childers in Rasmussen Reports' first look at the U.S. Senate race in Mississippi, according to the Rasmussen website.
A new statewide telephone survey of Likely Mississippi voters finds longtime Senator Thad Cochran leading Childers by 17 points - 48 percent to 31 percent. Nine percent like some other candidate in the race, and 12 percent are undecided.
But what about Chris McDaniel? You have to be a subscriber to see the answer to the McDaniel vs. Cochran question.