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3 min ago | The Town Talk

Analysis: Political fireworks sparking in Louisiana, Mississippi

The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Louisiana

3 min ago | Roll Call

Possible Senate GOP Majority Would Be Young, but Would Have Enough Elders for Heft

In a possible GOP Senate majority, Cochran is one of many veterans who could reclaim gavels.

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Related Topix: US News, January, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Susan Collins

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Louisiana Spotlight: Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi

In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard tends to be a lot less threatening and at times entertaining, this election season is living up to expectations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Louisiana, Opinion

Examiner.com

RNC angers many with fundraising email: 'Did you abandon the Republican Party?'

Money, the saying goes, is the mother's milk of politics. Political parties and candidates constantly beg supporters for funds to run campaigns and get their message out.

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Related Topix: US News, Twitter, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

KSL-TV

Flexible guide for meeting growing, changing needs

Planning construction, renovation and other physical changes for the University of Mississippi campus is an exercise in hitting moving targets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi, Mississippi

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Aldermen mull economic bond issuance

At least three Starkville aldermen have not yet committed their support to a bond issuance next month that could fund a new industrial park near the Miss.

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Related Topix: Starkville, MS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oktibbeha County, MS

Sunherald.com

Neshoba County Fair kicks off

Mississippi's Giant House Party features a week of musical entertainment, harness and running horse races, a midway, political speaking and many other attractions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Neshoba County, MS

WTOK-TV Meridian

McDaniel Encouraged to Expedite Runoff Challenge

Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef wants Chris McDaniel to hurry up and challenge the June 24 runoff results if McDaniel intends to do so.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

If voter turnout is key, why is it so low?

Tens of millions of dollars will be spent this year in an effort to boost turnout in the November elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Free Republic

Where are Lamar's 35-Stops on His Tn Bus Tour? Wouldn't You Like To Know...

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is planning a 35-stop bus tour of Tennessee ahead of the Aug. 7 primary, his campaign announced this morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Vocal

GlobeNewswire

The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) Salutes Senator...

On Thursday, July 24, Senator Thad Cochran introduced an amendment to S. 2569 to provide a tax credit for shrimp production and efficiency improvements that would benefit both Gulf shrimp processors and harvesters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pop/Rock, The Association, Outsourcing

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Another obnoxious fundraising email from the RNC

Today my email inbox receives yet another completely tone deaf fundraising email from the RINOpublican National Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

WTOK-TV Meridian

Lauderdale County Offers to Assist with Long Creek Reservoir

Lauderdale County leaders say they are working with Meridian city leaders to find a way to avoid draining a local reservoir.

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Related Topix: Lauderdale County, MS, Meridian, MS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Swing State Project

McDaniel campaign will delay filing election challenge

Last week, tea party senate candidate Chris McDaniel's election lawyer said the campaign would file a legal challenge to the results of his primary runoff against incumbent Republican Thad Cochran in Mississippi within 10 days .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for July 25.

Mississippi's public schools need an additional $312 million from lawmakers next year to fully fund the formula that determines how much money education is supposed to get.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Agriculture, Science

Sunherald.com

Mississippi justices won't revisit ruling on poll books

The Mississippi Supreme Court said Thursday it won't reconsider its ruling that voters' birth dates must be redacted before poll books are opened for public inspection.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sound Off for July 25

People who mow their lawns and allow the clippings to fall onto the streets are probably some of the same people who trash the beach.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

USA Today

Tea party rival's entreaty to Miss. high court rejected

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Supreme Court denied a request Thursday from a Republican challenger to Sen. Thad Cochran to rehear his request for unfettered access to counties' poll books.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jackson, MS

The Detroit News

Power of incumbency difficult to overcome

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their House member booted.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Barack Obama

Institute for Southern Studies

Populists and Bourbons are fighting again, 21st century style, in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. -- More than a century ago the "forgotten man" of Mississippi and across the South -- the farmer, the common worker -- decided he'd had enough of "Wall Street speculators who gambled on his crop futures; the railroad owners who evaded his taxes, bought legislatures, and over-charged him with discriminate rates; the manufacturers, who ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oxford, MS, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Haley Barbour, US Governors

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