Sunday, June 16, 2019

Jackson Free Press

GOP Opponent Scared to Debate, Dem House Rival Charges

As a debate over the absence of debates roils Mississippi's U.S. Senate races, a candidate for the U.S. House wants to know why his...

Candidate Questionnaire: Jeff Weill, Sr.

Age: 61Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for: Mississippi Court of Appeals, District 4Educational Background: Bachelors Degree (1979) - Michigan State University; Law Degree (1982)...

Baria Donations Top All Dem Nominees in Mississippi Since 2008

David Baria raised more money than any Mississippi Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate since 2008, fundraising numbers released on Tuesday reveal.Baria brought in more...

Medgar Evers’ Niece Confronts McDaniel on ‘Begging for Scraps’ Comment

Wanda Evers, the niece of slain Mississippi civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, confronted Republican U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel at an Oct. 13 campaign event...

Of Race and Republicans: The JFP Interview With Chris McDaniel

As a student at the University of Mississippi in the late '90s, Chris McDaniel often spent his free time stowed away at Oxford's Square...

Mississippians Fight for Medical Marijuana in 2020

As the funky sounds of Austin-based Roxy Roca blasts over the hundreds gathered for Live at Five in Hattiesburg's Town Square Park, old friends...

Video Captures Hyde-Smith Equating Debate to a $200,000 Donation to McDaniel

In a secretly videoed conversation, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., said her reluctance to join her opponents for a debate is due to her...

Candidate Questionnaire: David McCarty

Age: 43Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for: Court of Appeals, District 4, Place 2Educational Background: J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, 2004, cum laude;...

Lumumba Calls ‘Foul’ on MBI’s New Position on Officer-Involved Shootings

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba says the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations alerted the City of Jackson last week that it will no longer take on...

Candidate Questionnaire: Yemi L. Kings

Age: 34Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for: Hinds County Court Judge, Sub-District 3Educational Background: Graduate of Lanier High School, Tougaloo College, and Thurgood Marshall...