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Wednesday | Noozhawk

Joe Conason: Missouri Burning - Why Ferguson's Inferno Is No Surprise

The past week's unfolding tragedy in Ferguson, Mo., with its militarized and overwhelmingly white police force confronting angry and hopeless African-Americans, is not a story unique to that place or this moment.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, George Bush

Wednesday Aug 20 | PerrSpectives

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.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, W., US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Larry Craig

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, George Bush, W., Republican

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Solera Networks, Covidien, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, Republican

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Pickering

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Pat Roberts

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ocean Springs, MS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Painting, Arts, Theater

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Mississippi State University

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

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.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, Biloxi, MS, Gulfport, MS, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, Johnny Isakson

The Washington Post

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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.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Mississippi Government

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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