Cochran Fundraiser Held in Meridian

Meridian, Miss.
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran brought his campaign for re-election to Meridian Tuesday.

A private fundraiser was held at Weidmann's. Newscenter 11 was not allowed in to the meeting.

Cochran is seeking a seventh term in the U.S. Senate.
The Republican has been in the senate since 1978, after serving six years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Cochran is a senior member of the appropriations committee.

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is opposing Cochran in the GOP primary.