Republican takes control of Senate, strengthens grip on the House

November 5, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to […]

Chris McDaniel asks Mississippi Supreme Court to open voting records

July 15, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel is taking his quest to view original voting records to the Mississippi Supreme Court. McDaniel asked Monday for an emergency order […]

Travis Childers wins Democrat nomination for Senate, awaits Cochran or McDaniel

June 4, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers has won the Democratic nomination for Senate in Mississippi. He is running for a seat that Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran […]

Former Republican Bill Marcy running as Democrat in U.S. Senate race in Mississippi

January 13, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Bill Marcy says he’s changing party labels, but not beliefs, to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi this year. The Vicksburg resident […]

Meridian federal courthouse, scene of historic civil rights cases, targeted for closure

December 13, 2013 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Meridian’s only federal courtroom — the site of historical civil rights cases more than four decades ago — will close under legislation passed by the U.S. […]

U.S. Senate confirms Jackson attorney Debra Brown for federal judge post

November 7, 2013 in News, Statewide News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Jackson attorney Debra Brown for a federal judgeship in north Mississippi, and she will become the first black woman to […]