The Delta gains national recognition
It officially has been federally designated the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, one of fewer than 50 such treasures spread across the United States, from frigid Alaska to sunny Florida.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Senate snarled by leadership animosity
The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
U.S. Naval Institute
Dunford Backs Building 12th San Antonio-Class Warship
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Pentagon's pick to lead the Marine Corps, told Congress on Thursday he backs a congressional plan to add a 12th San Antonio-class amphibious warship to the fleet to the planned class of 11. Dunford made his case for the additional San Antonio-class warship during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Plan to overturn Hobby Lobby ruling stalls
The Senate on Wednesday afternoon fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward with the Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act, in a 56-43 vote on bringing the measure to the floor.
Wicker, Feinstein Seek to Revive 'Seersucker Thursday'
Senators gathered in the Senate reception room for a "Seersucker Thursday" back in 2011.
Thune Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Block Taxes o...
U.S. Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, today applauded the U.S. House of Representative's broad bipartisan approval of the companion bill to his Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act , which he introduced with Senator Ron Wyden .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Man who accused Cochran campaign of vote-buying changes story
A Mississippi man who accused the Thad Cochran campaign of paying African-Americans to vote for the senator in his primary runoff last month is walking back his story.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Panic? Cochran Replaces Campaign Manager
Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign manager, Kirk Sims, has been replaced by his state director Brad Davis, according to a GOP source close to the campaign.
Landrieu converts bill to transfer red-snapper management to states
The federal red-snapper season has been closed for a month, but Louisiana anglers like Todd Black are continuing to catch them in state waters.
Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up'
JACKSON, Miss. - Facing allegations of vote buying and a challenge to a GOP primary runoff win, the Thad Cochran campaign said it made a mistake accounting for nearly $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash and will Cochran camp: FEC get-out-vote filing was 'screwed up' JACKSON, Miss.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
ALERT: McDaniel has found enough fraudulent ballots to overturn election
No. Today is the last day of election certification. So now that the results are certified, McDaniel can submit a challenge to the Republican Party of Mississippi .
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Why Don’t Republicans Respond To Border Crisis? We'll Explain
Many people are wondering why Republicans are not doing more to stop the Illegal Alien influx, and more specifically not stop President Obama's approach.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The defiant Mississippi loser [good overview of what McDaniel is doing]
It's been a week since Sen. Thad Cochran won the Mississippi Republican primary, but not if you ask Chris McDaniel.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
No charges after strip club incident
A legislative aide to Sen. Roger Wicker will keep his job after charges were dropped following his arrest this summer for allegedly running an illegal strip club, Wicker's spokesman said Friday.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Cochran Campaign Manager Busted in Illegal Vote Buying Operation
A black reverend stiffed by the Cochran campaign has exposed an alleged criminal conspiracy by Cochran staffers to commit massive voter fraud ahead of Tuesday's controversial U.S. Senate Republican runoff election in Mississippi.
Cochran Campaign Manager, Staffer Busted in Illegal Vote Buying Operation
Democrat black reverend, who brought "hundreds" to the polls for promise of payment, exposes alleged massive voter fraud, vote buying operation by Cochran campaign.
Horowitz: Which Party's Base Did Cochran 'Broaden'?
Last Tuesday's GOP primary runoff in Mississippi is turning out to be the most revealing incident in the protracted fight between the conservative grassroots and the GOP establishment.
Mississippi GOP Twitter Feed helping promote Lamar Alexander
Was Lamar in Congress when Schumer and Orrin Hatch passed the Religious Freedom Act? I thought Lamar was busy doing Common Core Lite for Bush and Clinton.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
President Ilham Aliyev receives U.S. delegation
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received on June 28 a U.S. delegation led by Republican Senator from Mississippi, Roger Wicker and Republican Congressman from New Jersey, Christopher Smith.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Voice of the people: Alice Stallworth Lancaster
On Page 8A of the June 25, 2014, Dispatch, I see the article titled "Highway loop construction nears end."