Miss. House Speaker Plans Listening Tour of State

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn will travel the state in late September to gather ideas for the 2015 legislative session, and he said he'd like to hear possible ways to ...

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Faith Leaders: Do State Politicians Really Follow Christ?

From the rolling back of abortion rights to extolling the virtues of teen abstinence and one-man-one-woman marriage to protecting religious freedom, Mississippi's elected leaders say they are all about spreading ...

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Yarber Budget Slashes Spending 20 Percent

Mayor Tony Yarber said his first budget proposal, presented Wednesday to the city council, "mixes aspiration with reality, hope with hard truth and inspiration with intractable assessments of yet another ...

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Tyner Explains Irregular Vote: McDaniel Lawyer Listed in Challenge

Last week the Internet poked fun at state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to the election results of the U.S. Senate race due to one piece of evidence included in the ...

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Mississippi Primaries: Open or Not?

Party primaries in Mississippi are considered "open," even though the state's election code states that "no person shall be eligible to participate in any primary election unless he intends to ...

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McDaniel Wants Closed Party Primaries

State Sen. Chris McDaniel says the election process should be more restrictive, calling for a closed party primary at a press conference today.

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‘Hocus Pocus’: McDaniel Challenges Votes, Interprets Election Law

The two-inch-thick "Election Integrity Challenge" binder, compiled and released by the U.S. Senate campaign of state Sen. Chris McDaniel, documents everything from alleged vote-buying schemes to illegal crossover voters to ...

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Evan Alvarez: Dumping the GOP

After Evan Alvarez resigned from his position as chairman of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans and changed his political affiliation, a media frenzy ensued.

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Whitwell’s Exit Continues Leader Shakeup

By the time this year is over, it's possible that Jackson will have had two mayors, two police chiefs and, despite the fact that it is not an regular election, ...

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'God Gave Us Charles Johnson': Blogger Speaks at Tea Party Meeting

Charles "Controversy" Johnson, as Tea Party member Tricia Raymond calls him, buddied up to radical conservatives last night at Life Church Jackson in Flowood at one of three of his ...

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Subpoena Names McDaniel Spokesman, Tea Party Official

On Sunday, the state issued a subpoena to Charles C. Johnson, a blogger and journalist who made a name for himself during Mississippi's 2014 U.S. Senate election by breaking a ...

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WLBT: Quentin Whitwell Stepping Down

Crime Down as Leadership Shifts

Jackson Ward 1 Councilman Quentin Whitwell will retire this fall, WLBT reports.

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Abortion Clinic Gets Reprieve; Will It Last?

An effort to close Mississippi's last abortion clinic hit the wall on Tuesday, July 29, when two of three judges on a 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel determined ...

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Neshoba: A Gorilla Under the Pavilion

Race played a major role in the fracture within the Republican Party after U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran began soliciting votes from black voters, mostly Democrats, for the run-off in June.

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Dems, GOP Mull Future Elections

Unprecedented—the word is used repeatedly to describe the recent Mississippi U.S. Senate primary.


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