Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mississippi Today

Baria and Sherman court black voters in final days of runoff...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi TodayOmeria Scott endorses U.S. Senate candidate Howard Sherman for the June 26 runoff. Two days after the June 5 primary, Howard...

Democratic Senate hopefuls on challenges facing African Americans

Last week on “The Jungle: Mississippi Today’s Election Podcast,” we interviewed state Rep. David Baria and businessman Howard Sherman, and asked each candidate seeking the...

Gov. Phil Bryant receives Sons of Confederate Veterans heritage award

Gov. Phil Bryant sits under a flag display, with both the American flag and the Mississippi state flag, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Echoes of “Dixie”...

Debate drama: Republican Party chapter turns up heat for congressional debate

The Hinds County Republican Party announced on Monday they will host a debate on Thursday between third congressional runoff candidates Michael Guest and Whit...

Top vote getters Sherman, Guest balk at debate invites

Gage Skidmore, Flickr CommonsThe prospect of a debate before the June 26 runoff appears unlikely. After Tuesday’s primary election, the No. 2 vote getters in two...

Former Congressman Childers: Key to runoff success is identifying voters, begging

U.S. House of RepresentativesFormer Democratic U.S. Rep. Travis Childers Travis Childers, former 1st District U.S. House member, knows about running election campaigns with quick turnarounds. In...

Michael Guest, Whit Hughes poised to take the gloves off in...

Michael Guest and Whit Hughes, the longtime frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the U.S. House seat left vacant by retiring Rep. Gregg Harper,...

Baria, Sherman runoff pits veteran lawmaker against Hollywood’s big bucks

A nail-biter of a Democratic primary for U.S. Senate sets up a runoff election in three weeks between a veteran legislator and the spouse...

People, Politics, and the Press event to highlight civic engagement

Editor’s note: The following is a press release about an upcoming Mississippi Today event. Yamiche Alcindor, of PBS NewsHour. JACKSON, Miss. — Nationally known reporters, political...

This heated GOP primary is drawing little out-of-state cash

  Republican candidates in the 3rd Congressional District, from left, Katherine Tate, Michael Guest, Morgan Dunn, Perry Parker, Whit Hughes and Sen. Sally Doty, R-Brookhaven,...