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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.

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