Sen. Thad Cochran Announces Resignation, Citing Health Concerns

Sen. Thad Cochran Announces Resignation, Citing Health Concerns“I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,” Cochran said in a statement. The seven-term Republican was absent from the Senate late last year as he recovered from urinary tract infections. Cochran denied that he was physically unfit for office, CNN reported at the time. But his resignation could help the political fortunes of his colleague, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.).


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