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Jim Jeffords Provided a Window into Bush's Soul
Former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords passed away Monday at the age of 80. President Obama eulogized Jeffords , whose departure from the GOP briefly handed control of the Senate to the Democrats.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Hartford Courant
James Jeffords Dies
James Jeffords , a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, has died at age 80, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy said on Monday.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Medtronic hires ex-senators to lobby on bills that could kill Covidien deal
Medtronic Inc. has hired two former U.S. senators to lobby their ex-colleagues against legislation that could undermine a merger that would save the company billions in taxes by moving its headquarters overseas.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Gulfport/Biloxi airport making most of assets
So far, property controlled by the Gulfport/Biloxi Airport Authority has added a pair of hotels, a Fixed Based Operator which invested $12 million in its facilities, an industrial park and an office park that is on the verge of expansion.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Campaign Overnight: Get the popcorn, Mississippi's still on
As the Republican establishment prepares to celebrate a near-perfect primary record after the Kansas and Tennessee Senate primaries close out this week, one fight continues to rage, in Mississippi.
Ocean Springs jewel: The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education
The Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education sits a few blocks east of Washington Avenue, the main street visited by many tourists in Ocean Springs, Miss.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Daily Caller
Exclusive: McDaniel Team Strikes 'Black' References From Press Release
Still refusing to concede, Chris McDaniel's team issued a press release late last week saying that the Mississippi GOP is "prohibited from recognizing Thad Cochran as their nominee for U.S. Senate in accordance with the rules of the Republican National Committee" - because Democrats participated in his election.
Jackson County Republican Women's Club names Trent Lott Scholarship winners
The Jackson County Republican Women's Club introduced three 2014 Trent Lott Scholarship winners, all graduating high school seniors in Jackson County who will attend college in Mississippi.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Lott: Miss. GOP could use shake-up
Former Sen. Trent Lott says Mississippi Republicans may need a regime change after the damaging primary fight between Sen. Thad Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Special Report: Hotels, industrial park, offices part of mix at Gulfport/Biloxi airport
Million Air built this 52,000-square-foot general aviation facility that includes a customs office to process international travelers arriving on private flights.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Don't Mess With Taxes
Seersucker Day returns to Capitol Hill, but lawmakers can't deduct their special summer duds
The official Senate Seersucker Thursday photo in 2006, courtesy U.S. Senate. This afternoon, Senators in their summer attire will gather again for a formal portrait of the chamber's first Seersucker Thursday in two years.
Who Wore It Best? Senate Seersucker Thursday Is Back
After a two year hiatus, the tradition of Seersucker Thursday returned to the Senate today with lawmakers donning their finest seersucker suits.
The Washington Post
Chris McDaniel might still be wandering about Mississippi in his bus, looking for mislaid votes, but Sen. Thad Cochran and his Democratic opponent already have moved on to the more advanced stage of searching for votes in the state -- in the general election.
K Street's power duo going global
Former Sens. John Breaux and Trent Lott are plotting an expansion from their new perch at Squire Patton Boggs.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Trent Lott: Happiest Man Alive Over Return of Senate Seersucker Day
The man who created Seersucker Day back in the late 1990s has been on a bit of a tear ever since the Senate ditched the tradition two years ago.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Booze, boats and DMR: New details revealed at Scott Walker's sentencing
U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett sentenced Scott Walker, a private consultant and former congressional staffer, to 18 months in prison, saying beforehand how Walker and his father abused the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.