The Mississippi Press
U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo gets endorsements from state's top Republicans
U.S. Rep Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi, has received a number of endorsements from Republican statewide elected officials and each Republican member of the Congressional Delegation for the Republican primary election in the Fourth Congressional District of Mississippi, according to a news release from his campaign.
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State's top GOP officials endorse Palazzo
Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, U.S. Reps. Gregg Harper and Alan Nunnelee, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, state House Speaker Phil Gunn, "Steven Palazzo has been a stalwart supporter of our efforts to keep homeowner insurance rates reasonable for all of Mississippi, especially the coastal communities," Chaney said in the release.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Tim Menius: Gene Taylor's switch to Republican Party is a political ploy
Why does a politician switch parties? The right answer is because the former party has shifted its principles so much they no longer reflect the views of the pol or his constituents.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sea Coast Echo
Eight file for state's 4th District House seat
A total of eight candidates from three different political parties have thrown their respective hats in the ring for this year's Mississippi 4th Congressional District race.
Kelly welcomes Taylor in, too ... sort of
Tavish Kelly, the Picayune gun shop owner and law school student running for the Republican nomination for 4th District congressman, had been running a pretty low key campaign.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sound Off for March 06
After the Diamondhead parade, which is getting more and more popular, the streets were spotless along Diamondhead Drive East.
Republicans rule Taylor can stay on party ballot
State Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef says the party executive committee voted 25-10 Wednesday to certify Taylor's place on the ballot.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Al O'Banion: 'Blue Dog' donkey joins elephant herd
In announcing his candidacy, Gene Taylor said, "Like everybody else in South Mississippi, I look 1,100 miles up toward Washington and wonder what in the heck are these guys doing?" None of them are cooperating.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Boehner confident he'll win another term as speaker
Sometimes the job is a headache he could live without, but John Boehner says he'll run for another term as House speaker and is confident he'll win it after the 2014 elections.
Ex-Dem launches GOP comeback for Congress
Gene Taylor served as a Democrat in Congress from Mississippi from 1989 to 2011.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Nunnelee is lone Miss. incumbent without primary
Saturday was congressional candidates' qualifying deadline in the state. Primaries are June 3, and the general election is Nov. 4. Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran of Oxford is challenged in the Republican primary by two-term state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville and Thomas Carey of Hernando.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Taylor running as Republican for former House seat
Former 10-term Democratic congressman Gene Taylor is on his way to Jackson to qualify as a Republican against 4th District U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi.
Mississippi Business Journal
Gene Taylor, now a Republican, announces bid for 4th congressional district
The Sun Herald has reported that former Congressman Gene Taylor is filing papers today to run as a Republican against incumbent Fourth District Congressman Steven Palazzo-R.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Post
John Dingell wants Congress to work together again. That so isna t going to happen.
In a speech announcing his retirement from Congress after 29 full terms , Michigan Rep. John Dingell made a plea for a bipartisan re-awakening from his colleagues.