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5th Circuit: Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic Stays Open

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a Mississippi law that would have required the state's only abortion clinic to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital ...

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Yarber: Get Ready for Pain, New Initiatives

In his first state of the city address since becoming Jackson mayor, Tony Yarber painted a hopeful picture of the capital city's future.

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Lawsuit: JPD Has Long Harassed Pro-Life Groups

Pro-Life Mississippi is suing the Jackson Police Department.

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Leader of the PAC

Bishop Ronnie Crudup says federal law does not require his political action committee to reveal more donor and expenditure information until Oct. 15, 2014. So, he's not going to.

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Righting Our Grand Failure

Mississippi's wellness buckets are full of stagnant swamp water. Most of us are familiar with the dismal statistics. Take your pick: teen pregnancy, obesity, diabetes, smoking, heart disease—our rates lead ...

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Shining a Light on Super PACs

Discrepancies with All Citizens' FEC filings have raised questions about the transparency of the group's actions, but Bishop Ronnie Crudup claims the mistake was a misunderstanding.

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Black is the New Black: How Blacks Changed the GOP Game

On the night of June 24, state Sen. Chris McDaniel took the podium from his fellow Mississippi state legislator Michael Watson after results came in for the Republican primary run-off ...

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Yarber's City Shakeup Targets JRA, Judge

Mayor Tony Yarber's city shakeup continues as he has moved to terminate a municipal judge and is likely to appoint several new members to the Jackson Redevelopment Authority.

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Council Nixes One Yarber Judge Pick, OKs Others

Amid speculation that a city judge might vacate her spot on the bench, the Jackson City Council declined to confirm one of two men Mayor Tony Yarber nominated as municipal ...

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Crudup Says PAC 'Ethical,' Cochran a 'Known Commodity' for Black Voters

Bishop Ronni Crudup says his pro-Cochran PAC did not disclose expenditures for radio ads because "they extended some credit to us."

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McDaniel Campaign Finds Enough Illegal Votes to Warrant Challenge

The campaign for state Sen. Chris McDaniel charged Wednesday that more illegal votes exist than Republican representatives like Pete Perry of Hinds County suggest.

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PAC Trouble on the ‘Horizon’?

As it turns out, the most influential figure in the never-ending Mississippi U.S. Senate contest might not be either of the Republican primary candidates, state Sen. Chris McDaniel or U.S. ...

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Black Dems Key for Pro-Cochran PAC

A super PAC that supports Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran leaned heavily on well-known operatives in state Democratic politics.

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Legislative Fixes Needed for Primaries?

Assuming the Republican primary for U.S. Senate is resolved by the start of the 2015 legislative session, the Legislature could grapple with whether legislative fixes are required to curb electoral ...

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Hinds GOP Chief: No More Than 350 Improper Votes Locally

Pete Perry, the Hinds County Republican Executive Committee chairman, said claims from the campaign of state Sen. Chris McDaniel's campaign that county leaders improperly conducted the June 24 Republican primary ...

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