SUNHERALD – Hyde-Smith accepts Farm Bureau debate; Espy considering it

A Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi is accepting an invitation to debate her Democratic opponent a week before the Nov. 27 runoff, but it was not immediately clear whether the event will happen.

The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation is organizing a Nov. 20 debate in Jackson, with plans for it to be televised…

Democrat Mike Espy’s campaign was reviewing “terms and conditions” before deciding whether to accept the group’s invitation, campaign spokesman Danny Blanton said.

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith endorsed by law enforcement

CLARION LEDGER – Chris McDaniel talks Trump, Hyde-Smith and the governor’s seat after Senate defeat

Republican McDaniel said he wants to help unite the state GOP, supports his former opponent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in her Nov. 27 runoff against Democrat Mike Espy and is open to helping her in her continuing campaign.

McDaniel attributes his failing to make the runoff to one factor: President Donald Trump — whom McDaniel says he still “adores” — endorsing Hyde-Smith...

…So what’s next for McDaniel? There have been rumors of a gubernatorial run next year.

“I hear those same rumors,” McDaniel said. “… Yes, sir, it’s possible. But before those decisions, I want to do my part to unite the party. Once we win this seat and defeat Mr. Espy, then I’m going to clear my thoughts, sit back and think about it, pray about it and discuss it with my friends and family and determine what’s in the best interest of this state and our country.”

#MSSen: Hyde-Smith camp hits Espy over Soros ties

CLARION LEDGER – Protesters rally outside Hattiesburg City Hall as part of national movement

A call to action was spurred by organizers at, a progressive public policy advocacy group.

“We’re mobilizing immediately to demand accountability, because (President) Trump is not above the law,” the website says…

In Mississippi, rallies were listed in Hattiesburg, Jackson, Gulfport, Bay St. Louis, Meridian, Starkville and Oxford. 

WCBI – Protest in the Golden Triangle

Speaker Philip Gunn attends campaign kickoff for Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell

Gov. Bryant attends fundraiser for Rep. Cory Wilson