Some black leaders seek Cochran's help on Voting Rights Act after runoff win in Mississippi

  • by: BILL BARROW , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2014 - 10:14 PM

JACKSON, Miss. — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor.

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