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Stories with person: Thad Cochran
  • More than 75,000 in Mississippi keep insurance subsidies 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 6:27 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant was among several Mississippi Republicans who criticized the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the tax subsidies that are a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

  • GOP measure would permit longer tandem trucks 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 3:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - Over the objections of safety advocates, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a trucking industry bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.

  • Mississippi senators attack carbon dioxide limits 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 4:44 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi's Republican senators are supporting legislation to prevent implementation of new Environmental Protect Agency rules regulating coal-fired power plants.

  • McConnell's role in surveillance bill bewilders his friends story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 11:01 am

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered.