Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mississippi Today

Trump, citing Kavanaugh fight and GOP agenda, ignores McDaniel and rallies...

SOUTHAVEN – Minutes before President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday, Carol Humphries expressed strong support for state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the anti-establishment conservative gunning...

In GOP battleground of DeSoto County, Hyde-Smith needs Trump to buck...

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — In the battle for the heart, soul and future of the Mississippi Republican Party, DeSoto County is a beachhead. Consider: State Sen. Chris...

‘It’s like they’re trying to push us out’: In the Delta,...

MARKS, Miss. — Instead of a sign of opportunity, a new Amtrak station here feels more like an invitation to get out. The station, funded by...

Jim Hood, Mississippi’s only statewide Democrat, to announce governor bid this...

Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood will announce on Wednesday in his hometown of Houston plans to run for governor in 2019, he confirmed late...

Where do state’s U.S. Senate candidates stand on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation?

After Senate Republicans announced Friday they would delay the final confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, candidates vying for both of Mississippi’s...

Snowden, facing DUI charge, co-authored 2013 drunk driving legislation

Rogelio V. Solis, APState Rep. Greg Snowden, R-Meridian, during floor debate in 2015. House Pro Tem Greg Snowden, R-Meridian, who was charged with driving under...

Mississippi senators react to Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony; accuse Democrats of...

Saul Loeb / Pool Photo via Associated PressSupreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday,...

McDaniel won’t yet pledge support to Hyde-Smith in runoff scenario

In an interview with Mississippi Today, U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel would not say whether he’d support Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith or Democratic candidate...

GOP hammers Espy on Clinton-era indictments despite not guilty verdict

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayU.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy speaks to the media after giving his political speech during the Neshoba County Fair in...

Mississippi hip-hop claps back at Chris McDaniel after again dissing the...

PyInfamous YouTube channelPyInfamous (née Jason Thompson) performs at a hip-hop show in Memphis. Earlier this year, Grammy-award winner Kendrick Lamar became the first rapper to...