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Mississippi an “overachiever” in Roll Call’s DC Clout Index

By: Magnolia Tribune - February 28, 2017

Nevada’s Hill Sway Sinks While Other Small States Surge

Mississippi (No. 32 in population, No. 19 in clout) is an overperformer because its GOP senators, Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, have a combined 66 years of congressional experience; because Cochran is chairman of not only the Appropriations Committee but also its Defense Subcommittee; and because the House delegation of just four includes the House Administration chairman (Gregg Harper), an Energy and Commerce member (also Harper), a GOP appropriator (Steven M. Palazzo) and the top Democrat on Homeland Security (Bennie Thompson).

Roll Call
2/27/17

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