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(CNN) – The Republican Senate primary in Mississippi is next month, and things have gotten really ugly.
Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran is facing a strong tea party challenge from lawyer, radio commentator and Mississippi state senator Chris McDaniel.
Cochran's wife suffers from dementia, and a conservative blogger has been charged with taking a picture of her inappropriately.
Has there been a time when a campaign got this ugly?
The New York Times' Jonathan Martin weighs in on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper," and also talks about the big winners – and losers – from Tuesday night's primaries.