Jon Stewart explains how black Democrats helped Charlie Rangel and Thad Cochran win

Or, as he called the two representatives, "Tharley Cochangel"

By Prachi Gupta
Published June 26, 2014 5:42PM (UTC)
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New York's 22-year Democratic incumbent Charlie Rangel has won another term (though, as Jon Stewart points out, he seemed to be the last to know), while, in Mississippi, Republican incumbent Thad Cochran won a reelection in Mississippi ... thanks to black Democrats? Stewart explains how black voters played a significant role in both victories. All hail Tharley Cochangel!

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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