Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Mississippi Today

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...

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...