Republicans Squabble Through Messy 2nd Debate in California
This intense desire to break out of the pack – to emerge as the clear alternative to Trump – led to frequent cross-talk that made it difficult for the television audience to hear, and to constant interrupting and pointed insults by the seven candidates.
Madison Mayor calls Hosemann no show “slap in the face” as race for Lt. Governor enters home stretch
Incumbent Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann is the odds-on favorite to retain his seat against conservative challenger Chris McDaniel, as campaigns trade final blows heading into next Tuesday's Republican Primary. Turnout could throw a wrench into things.
Race for Lieutenant Governor turns ugly over abortion clinic accusations
A pro-Chris McDaniel SuperPAC released an ad accusing Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann of playing a role in one of Mississippi's first abortion clinics. Hosemann took off the gloves in response, calling McDaniel a "coward" and "pathological liar."
Brandon Presley builds solid blue campaign team in deep red Mississippi
Brandon Presley has assembled a veteran team of Democratic national operatives to run his campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Tate Reeves. What message does the Presley campaign staff hires send to Magnolia State voters?
Judge hears challenge to Gunasekara’s qualifications for Northern Public Service Commissioner
The residency challenge was first brought before the Republican State Executive Committee by DeSoto County resident Matthew Barton. Neither of Gunasekara’s opponents raised the challenge.
Presley’s Path to Governor’s Mansion is Narrow
For Presley, it ultimately comes down to this: winning Republicans will require proving a degree of conservatism. This will likely lose some Democratic voters, along with the Democratic money needed to compete. On the flipside, not trying to win over some Republican voters is electoral suicide in Mississippi. It’s quite the Catch-22.
Legislative Budget Committee adjourns without adopting FY 2025 budget recommendation
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