Celebrity endorsements fly in #MSSen for Cochran, McDaniel

Celebs dip into Thad Cochran vs. Chris McDaniel Republican runoff battle for Senate

JACKSON, Mississippi — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre pitches his support for Sen. Thad Cochran in a new TV ad paid for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

It’s the latest in a string of celebrity endorsements in a hard-fought and often bizarre race in which a tea-party backed candidate, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, is trying to unseat the former Senate Appropriations chairman in a Republican primary runoff next Tuesday.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is spending $500,000 for TV ads to support Cochran, including the Favre spot that started

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