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The Mississippi Republican Party said Wednesday that it would not hear state Sen. Chris McDaniel's (R-MS) legal challenge to incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) because state law doesn't allow sufficient time to consider the evidence, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported.