What to look for the week before the June 5 primary

by Alan Lange There are several things to be looking out for this coming week as we approach the June 5 primaries.  The race thus...

Petition by counties to re-open bridges closed by Governor, denied by the Court

A petition that was filed by Jasper and Smith counties to re-open bridges previously closed by Governor Bryant and MDOT has since been denied...

Bennie Thompson and Delbert Hosemann spar on status of grant paperwork to U.S. EAC

On Monday, Congressman Bennie Thompson sent a letter to Mississippi's Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann asking him to submit paperwork on behalf of the...

Mississippi’s primaries have been “bloodless” to this point

Politics is a funny thing. In late February, Mississippi political observers were looking to June 5 with a real sense that a donnybrook was about...

Rand Paul’s ‘Penny Plan’ gets voted down – was it a real thing or...

Rand Paul's 'Penny Plan' was voted on in the US Senate today.  His plan called for the reduction of all federal spending by 1%...

Gov. Bryant among group to nominate President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Gov. Phil Bryant joined six others in signing a letter nominating President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. In the letter, those who endorsed...

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reverses District 79 election contest against House of Representatives

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed the Bo Eaton election contest against the House of Representatives. They have ordered the...

McRae sets sights on Treasurer in 2019 while Lynn Fitch vies for AG’s office

This week David McRae announced to the Madison County Journal that he has set his sights to be Mississippi's next Treasurer in the 2019...

Fighting Mitch McConnell with Trump against you is a losing combination for US Senate

Last night, West Virginia Republican candidate Don Blankenship got the double-whammy put on him.  He based his campaign on a "drain the swamp" pitch...

Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton withdraws candidacy for #mssen special election

Mayor of Tupelo, Jason Shelton has announced he will no longer be a contender in the U.S. Senate Election. Other candidates include Republican appointed...

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