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Immigrant Kids Seen Held in Fenced Cages at Border Facility

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are ...

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Sherman Donated to Wicker, Thompson, Sessions; Baria to Only Dems

David Baria and Howard Sherman have both donated to federal election campaigns. Baria has donated to strictly Democratic campaigns, while Sherman has donated to Republicans and recently, Democrats.

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Bryant Names Retired Colonel as Emergency Management Chief

Gov. Phil Bryant is naming another retired military leader to run Mississippi's Emergency Management Agency.

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Family Separation Policy Starts Dividing Republicans

Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy of forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel" and "immoral" in a guest column for the Washington ...

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Trump Adviser Roger Stone Reveals New Meeting With Russian

Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary ...

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AP: Trump 2020 Working With Ex-Cambridge Analytica Staffers

A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has quietly been working ...

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Trump Announces US Tariffs on $50 Billion in Chinese Imports

Vowing to cut U.S. trade deficits and protect the nation's high-tech "crown jewels," President Donald Trump said Friday he's levying a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion worth ...

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Judge Jails Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail. Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of ...

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Black Caucus Backs Baria in Dem Primary Runoff for US Senate

The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus is endorsing state Rep. David Baria in the Democratic primary runoff for a U.S. Senate seat.

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City's Budget in Hands of Woman Who Overhauled Newark, N.J., Budget

The woman who helped lead a budget turnaround in Newark, N.J., under then-Mayor Cory Booker will manage the City of Jackson's budget overhaul.

Trump Rally

Trump Rally

Donald Trump Rally at Madison Central High School March 7

Trump Rally

Donald Trump Rally at Madison Central High School March 7

More Trump Rally Footage

More Trump Rally Footage

Trump Rally

Trump Rally

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.