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Thu Jun 19, 2014, 06:13 AM

Not sure where to post this......Brent Favor endorses a repub in Mississippi.....

Brett Favre stars in political ad boosting Republican Senator Thad Cochran

Looking a lot like Dan Haggerty, star of “Grizzly Adams,” former Green Bay Packers (and New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings) quarterback Brett Favre stars in a commercial released this week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The spot backs Thad Cochran, a Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi, Favre’s home state and full-time residence since retiring from pro football in 2011.

The U.S. Chamber hopes the spot will help Cochran beat challenger and tea party favorite Chris McDaniel in a runoff for the GOP nomination on Tuesday.

“I’ve learned through football that strong leadership makes the difference between winning and losing,” Favre says while seated on the back of an ATV near a pond and a willow tree and what appears to be a golf course. “When it comes to our state’s future, trust me, Mississippi can win, and win big with Thad Cochran as our voice in Washington.”

Cochran, 76, is seeking his seventh term, but his seat is particularly vulnerable after McDaniel forced a runoff earlier this month. Establishment Republicans are concerned that Cochran could go the way of former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who lost his seat to a tea party opponent in a Virginia primary earlier this month.

“Whether it’s getting critical funding for our schools, Thad Cochran always delivers, just like he did during Katrina,” Favre says, invoking the name of the 2005 hurricane that ravaged the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

In an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio last week, Favre confirmed that the Packers tried to bring him to Lambeau Field for a game last December, but the high school team he helped coach was in the state playoffs

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Reply Not sure where to post this......Brent Favor endorses a repub in Mississippi..... (Original post)
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adoniskon Jun 2014 #1

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Fri Jun 20, 2014, 12:47 AM

1. At least

He is backing the guy who is running against a tea party candidate. Also, I did some research on the the situation. Apparently some Dems feel that we wont be getting Miss. anytime soon, so back the best possible repub candidate. That "some" is a few dems, but other higher ranking Dems don't agree with crossing over.

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