Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Mississippi Today

Senate candidate Tobey Bartee, overshadowed by big names and big money,...

While cameras swarmed Senate special election candidates Cindy Hyde-Smith, Mike Espy and Chris McDaniel at the Mississippi Economic Council’s Hobnob event on Thursday, the...

Following Espy’s lead, Hyde-Smith embraces history-maker mantle as election nears

As a run-off between former U.S Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy and U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith becomes more likely, the candidates are embracing their...

Senate hopefuls split on who is fighting for folks with pre-existing...

Democratic candidates for Mississippi’s two United States Senate seats that will be on the ballot Tuesday have been arguing their Republican opponents would jeopardize...

Hyde-Smith dodges climate change question, touts jobs at Copiah plant

GALLMAN — At Tuesday’s groundbreaking for Alternative Energy Development-Copiah, the speakers, including U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, touted the new company’s impact on jobs and...

Record voter turnout expected based on midterm absentee ballots

The high number of absentee ballots requested and returned completed through Wednesday morning point to “a record turnout for a midterm election,” Secretary of...

‘That’s why they fear me’: Chris McDaniel, with ground to make...

Chris McDaniel knows the power of fear as well as anyone. In the summer of 1999, when McDaniel was a 27-year-old federal judicial clerk, he...

Northeast Mississippi has pockets of economic strength, but many voters see...

VERONA – Bobby Goff remembers ordering two cat legs the day after a confused feline landed in the deep fryer as the employees were...

‘No room for them’: For Mississippians in deep poverty, voting is...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayMatthew McLellan sits outside while reading his Bible near Stewpot Community Services in Jackson Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Congregating with others...

Why Cindy Hyde-Smith, Mississippi’s first congresswoman, is running from history

This is the second article in a two-part profile on Mississippi’s first woman in Congress, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Read Part I here. A few weeks into...

Federal indictment: Contractor gave bribes to former Jackson mayor, other city...

An embattled Atlanta contractor and political mover and shaker faces new bribery charges alleging she showered former Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber and other officials...