Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Mississippi Today

Firestorm over public hanging, vote suppression remarks triggers surge in campaign...

Featuring controversy and national intrigue, the Nov. 27 U.S. Senate runoff between Democrat Mike Espy and Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith is drawing big out-of-state money. Both...

Hyde-Smith slams Espy lobbying deal in Africa, draws new fire for...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaAs a run-off between former U.S Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy and U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith becomes...

‘Public hanging’ comment creates a stir in Hyde-Smith’s hometown as race...

Adam Ganucheau | Mississippi TodayA cattle farmer bids on a cow at the Lincoln County sale barn, operated by Cindy Hyde-Smith’s family. BROOKHAVEN — As Sen....

With debate official, Hyde-Smith’s ‘public hanging’ comments renew interest in runoff

David Goldman, Associated PressA podium stands on stage as a worker cleans lint off the background for a debate. Recent comments by Republican interim U.S....

Gov. Bryant deflects ‘public hanging’ firestorm, says bringing Trump helped race...

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, in her first public appearance since a video surfaced Sunday in which she joked that she would attend a “public...

Cindy Hyde-Smith blasted for ‘public hanging’ comments; she calls criticism ‘ridiculous’

Click here for Mississippi Today’s full coverage of the historic runoff election between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy. Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today / Report...

Cindy Hyde-Smith and GOP, needing help from ‘Chris McDaniel Country,’ get...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayChris McDaniel waves at supporters during a campaign stop on Lakeland Drive in Flowood Monday, November 5, 2018. LAUREL — As...

‘Small enough to work against its own good’: In Natchez, old...

Layne Browning in Natchez. NATCHEZ — Layne Browning, a white man in his early sixties, can’t understand why Natchez, of all places, needs $34 million...

‘Laziness’ a factor in low millennial voter turnout, top Mississippi election...

TheeErin, Flickr CommonsStock image. While national experts predict a record turnout among millennials on Election Day, a top Mississippi election official doesn’t have such high...

Republicans hit the road, Democrats stay in Jackson in final push...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayPoll workers wait for voters at Casey Elementary during the runoff elections Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Pleading their cases one last...