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November 26, 2020

Politics

Former chief justice, son of late governor to run for Mississippi governor

Retired state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for Mississippi governor as a Republican, telling WJTV-TV that he ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi governor candidate Jim Hood throws shades of Cliff Finch

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Hood appears to be following the late Mississippi governor Cliff Finch’s elections playbook. Hood effectively framed up his plans to separate ... Read more

2 years ago by Magnolia State Live.

Move along: Top Mississippi governor candidates deny blackface, KKK costumes

Two top candidates for Mississippi governor say they have never worn blackface or costumes such as Ku Klux Klan uniforms. Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi governor candidate Hood vows to fight for ‘working people’

Mississippi Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood said Monday that if he’s elected governor, he wants the state to expand Medicaid, put more money into early ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Celebrating the ‘Old South’: Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves took part in Confederate frat parties

While in college in the 1990s, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves took part in his fraternity's Old South parties. And at such Kappa Alpha parties, ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

If governor’s race about raising money, Reeves is killing Hood, almost 7 to 1

The Republican lieutenant governor Tate Reeves has raised far more money than the Democratic attorney general Jim Hood in the open race for Mississippi governor. ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Treasurer Fitch throws hat in AG campaign ring

JACKSON — Mississippi’s second-term state treasurer says she is running for attorney general because she wants to protect gun rights, fight opioid abuse and crack ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

Trent Lott on D.C. stalemate: ‘Bad as I’ve ever seen it’

Originally published on Mississippi Today Article by Adam Ganucheau and Larrison Campbell Mississippi Today WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the partial federal government shutdown dragged into ... Read more

2 years ago by Magnolia State Live.

Hughes: Hosemann needs to resign to keep election fair

JACKSON — A Democratic candidate for Mississippi’s lieutenant governor  publicly asked his Republican opponent to resign from his position as the top elections officer in ... Read more

2 years ago by Magnolia State Live.

Delbert Hosemann

Delbert Hosemann: I’m running for lieutenant governor

RICHLAND — Mississippi’s third-term Republican secretary of state, Delbert Hoseman, says he’s running for lieutenant governor. Hosemann is announcing his candidacy at events around the ... Read more

2 years ago by The Associated Press.

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