Mississippi

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Two Mississippi Cop Killer Suspects Are Felons, Barred From Gun Possession

At approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning, police arrested 29-year-old Marvin Banks for his alleged role in the shooting deaths of… READ MORE

Mississippi GOP lawmaker dies after fight with cancer

Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) has died at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer. “Congressman Alan Nunnelee has gone home to be with Jesus,” his family said in a statement Friday released by… READ MORE
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Religious, racial attacks heat up home stretches of campaigns

A Republican candidate for state Senate in Washington is being attacked anonymously for his Catholic views through a cartoonish flier… READ MORE

Mississippi high court to hear challenge of U.S. Senate race outcome

By Emily Le Coz JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) – The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s legal…… READ MORE

Miss. candidate tries to revive primary loss suit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tea party-supported candidate is taking the first step to try to revive his lawsuit that challenges his Republican primary…… READ MORE

Chris McDaniel Attorney: Mississippi Election Challenge Coming

Attorneys for state Sen. Chris McDaniel said Wednesday they have sufficient evidence to challenge the results of Mississippi’s Republican Senate runoff — which McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran last month — and expect to… READ MORE
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Senate Republicans paid for Mississippi attack ads painting tea partiers as racist: report


Mississippi attack ads that painted conservative Republicans and tea partiers as racists were funded by Senate Republicans, RedState editor-in-chief Erick… READ MORE

MS Dem Party Chairman on Haley Barbour: My ‘Mission in Life’ Is to ‘Catch That Big Fat Boar, Cut Him and Fry Him out for Lard’

Mississippi Democratic Party chairman Rickey Cole spared no harsh words for former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in a Facebook post late Thursday evening, comparing the GOP establishment titan at the center of the effort to… READ MORE

Miss. GOP certifies Cochran victory over McDaniel

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Republican Party says U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran won the state’s Republican primary runoff over challenger Chris…… READ MORE

Black leaders seek Cochran’s help after runoff win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent…… READ MORE

Minority voters flexing muscle after Cochran win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Thad Cochran’s GOP primary victory, thanks in part to black Mississippians who turned out to vote for him, exemplifies a…… READ MORE

McDaniel camp seeks voting problems in Miss. race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel still isn’t conceding to six-term Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican…… READ MORE

GOP establishment hails Cochran, unusual alliance

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — From Mississippi to the U.S. Capitol, mainstream Republicans expressed relief Wednesday at Sen. Thad Cochran’s comeback…… READ MORE