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Mississippi House Minority Leader Says Relations Improved

Partisan tensions in the Mississippi House have eased a bit this year, the leader of the Democratic minority said Monday.

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Hundreds Protest for Women's Rights in Jackson in Sister March to D.C.

Hundreds of women, men and children protested in downtown Jackson on Saturday in a sister event to the Women's March on Washington, D.C., in support of women's rights.

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Trump Praises the CIA, Bristles Over Inaugural Crowd Counts

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters ...

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Lawsuit: Trump Businesses Violate Constitution

A lawsuit Monday alleged that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments.

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Defiant Women to Trump: Your Agenda Won't Go Unchallenged

In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President ...

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Rubio to Back Tillerson for Secretary of State

Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about the former Exxon Mobil CEO as the Republican lawmaker ...

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Trump Summons Business Leaders, Lawmakers to White House

Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump warned business leaders Monday that he would impose a "substantial border tax" on companies that move their manufacturing out of ...

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Hendrix Emphasizes Infrastructure, Legislation for City

It is time to leverage Jackson's 1-percent sales-tax allocation to draw in funds to address the city's infrastructure, Council President Tyrone Hendrix of Ward 6 said this morning. In fact, ...

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House Again Tries to Curb Dem Attorney General's Powers

The Mississippi attorney general, who is elected, could be subject to oversight from the governor, lieutenant governor and the secretary of state if Rep. Mark Baker, R-Brandon, gets his way.

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Protesters Make Their Mark on Trump's Inauguration

Calling out Donald Trump on climate change, race, his treatment of women and more, protesters pitching diverse causes but united against the incoming president demonstrated in the early hours of ...

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Readers' Designs for New Mississippi Flag #MSFlagDIY

"To describe its symbolism, the 21 stars are there to represent the 21 known tribes ...

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Donald Trump Rally at Madison Central High School March 7

Trump Rally

Donald Trump Rally at Madison Central High School March 7

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Lee Announces Candidacy

Jonathan Lee announces his candidacy for Jackson mayor. (Audio is muffled near the end.)

A Tea Party Chat: Excerpt

Central Mississippi Tea Party President Janis Lane questions giving women the right to vote. She spoke with JFP reporter R.L. Nave on June 14, 2012.