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Mike Espy in 1986 was elected Mississippi's first African American to serve in Congress since Reconstruction and served in the U.S. House from 1987 to... [Read More]
Chris McDaniel was viewed as an up-and-comer in Mississippi Republican politics from nearly the moment he took office as a state senator in 2008. Today... [Read More]
In April, Cindy Hyde-Smith became the first woman to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate, appointed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant to fill the post... [Read More]
President Donald Trump looms large in the November midterm elections across the country, and in Mississippi. Here's what the top three candidates (Democrat Tobey Bartee... [Read More]
U.S. Senate candidates on Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court        ... [Read More]
In the politically charged atmosphere of Washington, D.C., bipartisanship and compromise appear to have fallen by the wayside. Can they reach across the aisle for... [Read More]
In a meeting with the Clarion Ledger, candidates for Mississippi's special Senate election to replace longtime Sen. Thad Cochran shared their views on health care... [Read More]
'Playing the tariff card': Where Mississippi Senate candidates stand on trade war. are Mississippi's candidates for November's special U.S. Senate election. Each says they've heard... [Read More]
A man was critically injured and a woman was killed overnight in two separate shootings in Jackson.        ... [Read More]
"It was pretty cold blooded and also infuriating," author John Grisham told the Clarion Ledger in 2013.        ... [Read More]
Author John Grisham admits he "stole" a story for his latest novel. He says he heard the story as a Mississippi lawmaker.        ... [Read More]
Mississippi is the only state east of the Rockies where nuclear weapons have been detonated.        ... [Read More]
Turnaround time from state crime lab is slow and understaffing is affecting autopsies, cases. Lab pushes ahead through back log and lack of funding.      ... [Read More]
Judging the candidates for Hinds County Circuit judge District 1        ... [Read More]
More money available for child care for low-income working parents        ... [Read More]
MDWFP asks for hunters' assistance in CWD response plan        ... [Read More]
The Rankin County Sheriff's Office has stepped in and assumed the role of police chief in Pelahatchie.        ... [Read More]
Northwest Rankin secures playoff berth in win over Greenville and will look for regionals next week against Madison Central... [Read More]
King Salman of Saudi Arabia dispatched a trusted aid to help diffuse tensions last Thursday surrounding the disappearance and killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Reuters reported... [Read More]
The Madison County businessman who pleaded guilty in $100M Ponzi scheme gave Ole Miss more than $400,000.        ... [Read More]