Sunday, August 18, 2019

Jackson Free Press

Beto O’Rourke: Trump Used ICE to ‘Terrorize’ Mississippi Hispanics

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke knelt down on a patch of grass in a Latino neighborhood in Canton, Miss. A 2-year-old girl dressed in...

The Night Immigration Agents Took Two Madison Children’s Father

JACKSON—Around 2 a.m., Joshua Quinn's phone rang, waking him."They took him! They took him! They took him!" cried the voice of an 11-year-old boy...

‘Shared Belief’: McDaniel Endorses Reeves to Block Medicaid Expansion

Shared opposition to Medicaid expansion in the state spurred Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel on Thursday to endorse Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, whose legislative tactics...

Hinds Democratic Committee Calls Off Special Election

On Aug. 15, The Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee gave an update about a special election for primary irregularities in Precinct 51 on Aug....

OPINION—ICE: You’re Not Welcome in the South

Last week, I dropped my kids off for their first day of school in our small Alabama town of not even 7,000 people. The...

False Claims in Tate Reeves’ ‘Obamacare’ Mailers on Waller Plan

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' campaign sent a mailer to Mississippi voters this week with the word "OBAMACARE" emblazoned across it includes false information...

Hinds County to Hold Special Election Over Primary Irregularities

The Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee will hold a special election on Aug. 20, 2019, for voters in Precinct 51 who filled out incorrect...

Waller Says Yes to Equal Pay, No on LGBT Hate Crimes...

HATTIESBURG, JACKSON, Miss.—In a series of campaign stops for the Republican runoff for governor on Tuesday, former Mississippi Chief Justice Bill Waller reiterated his...

OPINION: Answering the Call—Immigration Reform 2019

When I heard the news of the ICE raids in my home state of Mississippi, it horrified me, but I can't say I was...

Foster Endorses Waller in Gov Runoff, Cites Medicaid, Teacher Pay

Flanked by a green John Deere tractor on the right and a similar all-terrain vehicle on his left, former Republican candidate for governor Robert...