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Our Opinion: Cutting federal school funding not realistic
Schools have enough problems dealing with chronic state underfunding, with the Legislature having met the legal requirement for support of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program only twice in this century.
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USM to host broadcasters Wednesday
Mass communication professionals from across the state will visit with students from the University of Southern Mississippi's School of Mass Communication and Journalism from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday for Mississippi Association of Broadcasters Day.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Stennis Space Center cuts ribbon on SpaceX Raptor rocket testing facility
The engines which propelled Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon on Apollo XI were tested at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County.
Former GOP heavyweights give to Cochran
Thad Cochran has made a lot of important friends during his 35 years in the Senate - and they haven't forgotten about him as he stares down a challenge from the right.
Chamber ups lobbying spending in first quarter
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated legal institute spent $25.2 million on lobbying in the first quarter of 2014, according to disclosure forms released on Monday.
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Elite Russian troops are displaying a new arsenal of body armor, individual weapons, armor-piercing ammunition and collar radios - a menu of essential gear that gives them a big tactical advantage against a lesser-equipped Ukrainian army.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Analysis: School funding divides Cochran, McDaniel
How large a role should the federal government have in educating American children? It's a politically sensitive question dividing the Republicans in Mississippi's U.S. Senate race this year.
Tupelo Guard unit could be stripped of Apaches
Mississippi's 14 Apaches are based at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Tupelo.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Who could be the next Ted Cruz? Top 10 tea party primaries of 2014
In five years, the tea party has launched some of the most charismatic and controversial Republicans in office today, including Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky.
David Clarke: Cochran fights for Mississippi every day
Lots has been said about the June 3 election for the Republican nomination for Mississippi's U.S. Senate race, and there's more to come.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Stennis will celebrate beginning of new rocket-test era
The company that has been running cargo flights to the International Space Station is ready to start testing its deep space rockets at Stennis Space Center.
Cochran exudes confidence in contested re-election bid
The keynote speaker at the Golden Triangle's annual fundraising event for the Boys Scouts of America never once mentioned the fact that he was engaged in a contested re-election campaign that is drawing national attention.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Senators should care for state interests, not PACS'
History shows that our founding fathers struggled to determine how states should be represented in Congress.
Los Angeles Times
Establishment bites back: Chamber fights tea party in Senate races
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce jumped into two key Senate races this week -- another clear signal that the GOP establishment will try to stop tea party candidates from winning primaries as Republicans try to wrest control of the Senate from Democrats.
The Fix: Not speaking with your friends and family? Good, they can set up a super PAC for you.
We often refer to super PACs as "outside groups" because of their external influence on campaigns and laws barring them from coordinating with candidates they try to get elected.
The Huffington Post
Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually
Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.
The Wall Street Journal
Seib Video: GOP Picks Off Tea-Party Candidates
The Republican Party establishment is actively seeking to reduce tea-party challengers before this year's midterm election.
Sen. Cochran to keynote annual Boy Scouts fundraising effort
Senior U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran will be the keynote speaker at the "On My Honor Dinner for Scouting" for the Pushmataha Area Council, Boys Scouts of America, on Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Hunter Henry Center on the campus of Mississippi State University.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
GOP Feud on Full Display in New Idaho Ad
The increasingly bitter feud between two Washington, D.C.,-based advocacy groups will hit the airwaves in Idaho later this week.
Mississippi GOP shocked - shocked! - to find Neo-Confederates in its ranks
For pure political theater, it's hard to beat the Republican Senate primary in Mississippi.