5 candidates now in special US Senate race in Mississippi

April 23, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Two more people have filed for a special U.S. Senate election in Mississippi, bringing the field of candidates to five. […]

Army contract bringing $27.2M to Mississippi

September 7, 2015 in Business, News

(AP) U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says a U.S. Army contract to accelerate Department of Defense high performance computing capabilities will involve significant participation from the Engineer Research and Development Center […]

Latest Mississippi news, sports, business and entertainment

May 26, 2015 in News

SENATOR COCHRAN-MARRIAGE US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., has married longtime aide Kay Webber. In a statement […]

Thad Cochran, Travis Childers speak at Mississippi business event

October 30, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Six-term incumbent Thad Cochran told Mississippi business leaders Wednesday that he will be in line for a committee chairmanship if Republicans regain control of the Senate. […]

Thad Cochran stumps for support from black voters in U.S. Senate race

October 24, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Republican Sen. Thad Cochran told black voters Thursday that when he first ran for Congress in 1972, Mississippi was in a period of fear and uncertainty […]

Delbert Hosemann reports fewer then 900 crossover votes in June

October 9, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Fewer than 900 Mississippi voters might have cast a ballot in one party’s primary June 3 and then improperly crossed over to vote in other party’s […]

Federal judge says voters’ birthdates are not public record in ruling against Mississippi voting record challenge

September 3, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A federal judge has ruled against a Texas-based group and several Mississippi residents who sought access to Mississippi voters’ birthdates after a disputed Republican primary for […]

Chris McDaniel pushes back announcement on status of election lawsuit until Wednesday

September 2, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary […]