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Favorable or Unfavorable #171: Thad Cochran


Favorable or Unfavorable #171: Thad Cochran  

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Thad Cochran (MS-R) was a Democrat until 1967. For such a long service, he wasn't much of a creator of legislation. 

His actions:

Cochran, Thad 1978 1st GOP US Sen of MS since Reconstruction
Cochran, Thad 1983 Votes for MLK Holiday Act, unlike his fellow MS Sen Stennis
Cochran, Thad 1991 Senate Republican Conference Chairman
Cochran, Thad 2004 Refuses to take part in the US Senate bipartisan formal apology for failing to pass anti-lynching legislation in its history
Cochran, Thad 2005 1 of only 9 Sens to vote against the Detainee Treatment Act
Cochran, Thad 2014 Survives strong Tea Party challenge in GOP Primary for his Sen seat
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