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23 hrs ago | Newms360.com

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Jones County, MS, Mississippi State University, University of Mississippi, Opinion

Yesterday | Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

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.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, MS, Science / Technology, NASA, Space, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steven Palazzo, US House of Representatives

Politico

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Pete Domenici, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Kelly Ayotte

The Hill

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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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Saxby Chambliss

Lucianne.com

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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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Explosion, US Senate, Republican

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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

Sunherald.com

Tupelo Guard unit could be stripped of Apaches

Mississippi's 14 Apaches are based at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Tupelo.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat

Newms360.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Senator Mike Lee, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steven Palazzo, US House of Representatives, Hancock County, MS, NASA

Hattiesburg American

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.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Senators should care for state interests, not PACS'

History shows that our founding fathers struggled to determine how states should be represented in Congress.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Senate

Washington Post

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Nebraska, Mitch McConnell

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Republican, John Cornyn

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.

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

Choctaw Plaindealer

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.

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

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Chocola, Ralph Hall, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, US Senate

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: Trent Lott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Theater, Arts

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