2006 Senate Campaign

Senator Lott announced he is running for a fourth term this year, a decision that ends months of speculation. The 64-year-old… read more

Senator Lott announced he is running for a fourth term this year, a decision that ends months of speculation. The 64-year-old Republican told a hometown crowd that he wants to continue working on federal issues related to Mississippi’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina. He lost his own beachside house to Katrina on Aug. 29. The former Senate majority leader also has hinted that he might seek another Senate leadership position. He lost his post as majority leader in December 2002 after saying at Sen. Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday party that Mississippi had proudly voted for Thurmond when the South Carolinian ran for president as a segregationist in 1948. close

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2006 Senate Campaign

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Program ID:
190750-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2006

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  • Jan 17, 2006 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 11:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2006 | 9:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
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