Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mississippi Today

Senate candidates’ Kavanaugh views break along partisan lines

Jacquelyn Martin / Associated PressPresident Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, looks over his notes during a third round of questioning on the...

Fact check: McDaniel’s claim that women fake ’99 percent’ of sexual...

R.L. Nave, Mississippi TodayState Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, talks to reporters in March 2018 about his bid for the U.S. Senate. On Monday, state Sen....

‘Morning Joe’ taping catapults Mississippi Senate races into national spotlight

OXFORD – Just minutes before a live interview on the MSNBC television show “Morning Joe,” U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy sipped coffee and straightened...

Senate debate set for Oct. 4 – Espy, McDaniel all in...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayU.S. Senate Republican candidate Chris McDaniel speaks to media after speaking during the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss. Thursday,...

Fifteen black moms to receive $1,000 monthly in basic income experiment

Fifteen black mothers living in subsidized housing in Jackson will receive $1,000 in no-strings-attached cash every month for the next year. The pilot project, mirroring...

Trump’s tariffs could ‘devastate’ them, but farmers and contractors still back...

GREENWOOD — The 30 or so farmers listening to U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith speak at a local farm equipment store nodded and smiled as she...

Why Wicker, Hyde-Smith won’t commit to debates

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayU.S. Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith speaks to media after giving a speech during the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss....

Mississippi Democrats hope for ‘right storm’ in November election

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayMike Espy and Cindy Hyde-Smith are viewed as the most likely pair to advance to a runoff in the special election...

Senate refuses Hood’s request for frontage road project information

Senate Pro-Tem Terry Burton has sent a letter to Attorney General Jim Hood saying senators and their staff will not respond to his request...

Inside Gov. Phil Bryant’s crusade to save his lottery proposal

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayState Rep. Willie Perkins Sr. speaks to other representatives after the House passed the lottery bill during a special session...