Wednesday Jul 23
Eyes on the Prize
When a U.S. president is using the IRS to terrify his political enemies, destroying American health care and opening our southern border to millions of future welfare-collecting, Democratic voters from the Third World, why is a dime's worth of money being wasted on trying to replace the Republican senator from Mississippi with a slightly different ... (more)
Company men: The U.S. Chamber flexes its new political muscle
In mid-June, just days before the Mississippi Senate runoff election, Tom Donohue, the hard-nosed CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, was commiserating over drinks with Scott Reed, his senior political strategist, and Chip Pickering, a former Mississippi congressman-turned-telecom lobbyist.
Bryant names Kathy Henry to Miss. Parole Board
Henry succeeds Clarence Brown of Yazoo City, who left June 30. The state Senate will consider Henry's confirmation in 2015.
Robocall targeting black Democrats funded by Haley Barbour's Super PAC
Sen. Roger Wicker , the director of the Commission to Rebuild Mississippi, Jim Barksdale, Sen. Thad Cochran , Congressman Chip Pickering and Gov. Haley Barbour applaud a speech given by Sen. John McCain It turns out that former Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour 's pro-Cochran Super PAC, Mississippi Conservatives, shelled out $44,000 for an ... (more)
Gop's Midterm Money Wars: Establishment spends huge to blunt tea...
POLITICAL MONEY WARS: "The staggering price of crushing the tea party," by Alexander Burns: "National Republican leaders are toasting primary season as a smashing success over activist conservatives that has put the hard right on the ropes and given the Washington GOP the slate of candidates it wanted for 2014.