Paul Ryan, other GOP leaders say health care plan must change; vote likely delayed

March 17, 2017 in Health

WASHINGTON — Their health care overhaul in peril from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of […]

GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

February 22, 2017 in News

By ALAN SUDERMAN BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end […]

Gov. John Kasich to campaign in Gulfport

February 19, 2016 in News

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich brings his bid for the GOP presidential nomination to Gulfport next week. Kasich will host a Town Meeting at Cafe Climb on […]

With GOP in charge, 1-party rule returns to Mississippi: analysis

November 9, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In the wake of another electoral debacle for Mississippi’s Democrats, it’s time to pull V.O. Key down off the bookshelf. Key was a political scientist who […]

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 21, 2014 in News

By JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from […]

Chris McDaniel lawsuit challenges loss to Sen. Thad Cochran

August 15, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A tea party-backed candidate asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad […]

Chris McDaniel files challenge of GOP Senate primary loss

August 5, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The tea party-backed lawmaker defeated by U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi’s Republican primary said Monday that he has formally challenged the election’s outcome with the […]

Minority voters flexing muscle after Thad Cochran’s comeback win over Chris McDaniel

June 30, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Thad Cochran’s GOP primary victory, thanks in part to black Mississippians who turned out to vote for him, exemplifies a new math that politicians of all […]