Daniel Strauss

Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Daniel

The lawyer leading the tea party effort to ensure there is no improper voting in the race for U.S. Senate in Mississippi said he would review reports of poll watchers before announcing the next steps in support of state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS), who was narrowly defeated in the runoff election Tuesday night by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS).

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Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) managed to win the runoff election for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating a serious challenge posed by tea party favorite Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R).

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The Department of Justice said Monday that it is aware of concerns of voter intimidation in Tuesday's runoff election of the race for U.S. Senate in Mississippi.

"The department is aware of concerns about voter intimidation and is monitoring the situation," a Department of Justice spokesman told TPM in a statement. "Voters that experience problems are encouraged to call 1-800-253-3931."

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