(Advertisement)

The nation in brief

Posted: August 30, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.

Judge tosses suit on Thad Cochran win JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)