Monday, October 15, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Mississippi Election Information

On. Nov. 6, the same day as the national midterms, voters choose between Democrat Mike Espy, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Republican Chris McDaniel in...

Jeramey Anderson: ‘I’m a Democrat’

It's been a busy day for congressional candidate Jeramey Anderson. Earlier, he met with the family of Vernon Dahmer, the Forrest County civil-rights leader...

Jackson’s Budget Marks Progress, Setbacks

Jackson's Chief Administrative Officer Robert Blaine stepped up to a podium at the base of the steps outside City Hall carrying "antique technology." He...

Amid Positive Polls, Jim Hood to Announce Run for Mississippi Governor

Mississippi State Attorney General Jim Hood will kick off a campaign for governor on Wednesday, Oct. 3, he announced in a statement on Monday,...

City to Reveal Names of Officers Involved in Past Shootings, Adopt...

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced on Friday, Sept. 28, that he would soon sign an executive order adopting a 72-hour name-release policy following officer-involved...

John Lewis: Vote for Espy or Risk Being ‘Dragged Into the...

Rep. John Lewis, a famous civil-rights activist and a Georgia congressman, urged Mississippi voters to support Democrat Mike Espy's U.S. Senate campaign in a...

Mike Espy: Hyde-Smith is ‘Irresponsible’ and ‘Wrong’ on Kavanaugh

JACKSON—U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith drew fire from her Democratic rival, former U.S. Sec. of Agriculture Mike Espy, for her position on Supreme Court nominee...

Espy Pulls out of U.S. Senate Debate, Citing ‘Hypocrisy’

JACKSON—Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy has pulled out of an Oct. 4 debate in Jackson because the incumbent, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, will not...

The Latest: Feinstein Says Kavanaugh Bid ‘Test’ for Nation

WASHINGTON (AP)—The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):10:30 a.m.Sen. Dianne Feinstein (FYN'-styn) says the Supreme Court nomination of...

Hyde-Smith: Defending Kavanaugh Is ‘My Duty’ as a Woman in Congress

While addressing the Senate floor for the first time, Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defended Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, after a...