Mitt Romney courts middle class, takes jabs at Hillary Clinton in Mississippi

January 28, 2015 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Mitt Romney is renewing his pledge to fight for the poor and middle class in a speech that questions Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton’s foreign policy and […]

Obama was God’s choice for president

November 9, 2012 in Editorials, Opinion, Religion, Top Stories

By Lonnie Ross
Online Editor

Tuesday night, Nov. 6, was historic. Barack Obama was re-elected to the office of the presidency.

With tears flowing, I watched on my television as the president of the United States of America entered the auditorium with his wife and two daughters to the roaring applause of more than 10,000 approving supporters to offer his acceptance speech after his victory over challenger Mitt Romney.

He won the election with the help of African Americans, Latinos, women, poor, rich, moderates and young Americans….

Obama wins second term

November 7, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By all accounts, Americans turned out in record numbers last night in a clear statement that this was an election that mattered.

And while President Obama didn’t win the popular vote, he easily surpassed the 270 electoral votes that he needed – gaining 303 – for another four years as the nation’s commander-in-chief.


November 6, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

President Barack Obama is projected to win a second term, MSN News reports.

Obama jumped to the front of the race with a major win in the battleground state of Ohio, securing 18 electoral votes.

The incumbent president is now projected to hold enough Electoral College votes to win the White House.

Here’s how it shaped up for the candidates.

Obama, Romney look for edge as campaign nears end

November 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney embarked Saturday on the final stretch of their long, grinding presidential campaign, making their closing arguments in the handful of battleground states that will decide the outcome of a tight race going down to the wire.

National opinion polls showed a race for the popular vote in tomorrow’s election so close that only a statistically insignificant point or two separated the two rivals.

VIDEO: Reaction to the Obama/Romney 2nd Debate

October 17, 2012 in News, Top Stories, Videos

Video of a community forum hosted by The Mississippi Link.
The community panel discussed the debate immediately after the conclusion of the nationally televised event:
Watch the video…

Vice Presidential Debate: Who Got Their Facts Straight?

October 12, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politics, Republican Paul Ryan has already earned something of a reputation for taking flying leaps past reality.

How’d they do Thursday night?

2nd Annual Job for Jacksonians Job Fair held at Jackson Medical Mall

September 26, 2012 in News, Top Stories, Videos

The Mississippi Link reporter Ayesha K. Mustafaa interviews Louis Armstrong, Deputy Director of the city of Jackson Human and Cultural Services at the 2nd Annual Job For Jacksonians Job Fair held at the Jackson Medical Mall, today, September 26.

Watch the video: