The White House has stood by nomination of Michael Boggs despite opposition from some Democratic senators and rights groups.
Cochran’s office buddies have been donating -- a lot -- to his campaign.
Meeting comes amid concerns about two of Obama’s picks to serve on federal courts.
Confirming a nominee as a personal favor
Thad Cochran proved that voters in the South were willing to overlook his slowed-gait if he could still deliver.
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The VA secretary has been too passive amid scandal.
Juliet Eilperin and Ed O’Keefe
The uproar over Georgia’s Michael Boggs illustrates the administration’s continuing problems on Capitol Hill.