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What changes came to the MS legislature in 2013?
How would filibuster rules change MS?
Dems go nuclear
What does the PPP poll mean for Senate?
McDaniel trailing Cochran
How do you become a federal appeals court judge?
Southwick's judicial journey
What does Game Change 2012 say about Haley Barbour?
Barbour was never convinced
Is the fiscal pot calling the kettle black?
McDaniel voted for debt
How did Chris McDaniel launch his campaign?
McDaniel attacks Cochran
What is the Speaker of the House hearing around the state?
Gunn talks to the people
What are Attorney General Jim Hood's plans?
Jim Hood seeking reelection
Is Congressman Steven Palazzo vulnerable?
Was the race card played in Hattiesburg?
Pastor makes race an issue
What happened when the Klan bombed a Belhaven home?
Klan forced sin confrontation
What did Bennie Thompson say about Haley Barbour and race?
Where does MS delegation stand on Syria?
Should we strike Syria?
Why are Obamacare opponents attacking Republicans who oppose Obamacare?
Tea Party's animal house
Which Mississippians made the elite cut in establishment Washington DC?
Barbour and Lott's town
Will GOP pick up a Senate seat in Arkansas?
Cotton could help Cochran
How did Neshoba speeches go?
Are you a 'Tater Tot'?
Was Dirty Harry at the Fair?
Gov: 'Go ahead, make my day'
Were there fried potatoes at Neshoba?
'Tater Tots' fill seats at speeches
Who is waiting in the wings?
Who will run if Cochran doesn't?
Will Mississippi have an open Senate seat in 2014?
Will Cochran run again?
Can Roger Wicker save the Republican filibuster?
Senate on nuclear brink
What did Romney's campaign leader tell Ole Miss?
Obama raised $1.2 billion
How does a Democrat get elected statewide in Mississippi?
Guns good politics for Hood
Do people still read their local newspapers?
Miss. newspapers strong
Why did Bill Marcy leave the Republican Party?
Marcy's GOP rebellion
How did legislators vote on business issues?
BIPEC, Medicaid set '15 stage
Does Southern populism live yet?
Presley preaches populism
Which are the top mayoral races in the state?
Mayoral races to watch
What happens with the tax man commeth?
IRS targets MS Tea Party
Which congressman gets involved in his own party's primaries?
Thompson pulls race card
When will candidates bring back vinyl?
What throws nuclear threats and a ricin attack off the front pages?
Boston trumps N. Korea
Did Wicker really turn his back on the NRA?
Wicker right to debate guns
What did Senator Blount & Representative Gipson discuss at lunch?
Medicaid and taxes
When did Ronnie Musgrove become a gay rights champion?
Have you heard the one about?
Stories from Simpson
Can Personhood reach prolifers who see in shades of gray?
Personhood tries again
Are MS lawsuit damage caps constitutional?
5th Circuit gives win to tort reformers
What do MS leaders think about sequestration?
Let sequestration happen
What Constitutional Amendments have Mississippi not ratified?
What does homebrew, judicial hellholes & White House recordings have in common?
White House recordings
Who wants to raise local taxes?
Mayors want sales tax dollars
What impact do the President's executive orders have on guns?
Obama's sound, fury on guns
Who vote with business last session?
BIPEC grades legislators
Who is pushing education reform?
Charters good for business
What is the Lt. Gov's plan for this session?
Reeves outlines agenda
How did Kirk and Pat get back together?
Fordice daughter pens memoir
How do Senate resignations and retirements affect Mississippi?
Will voter-ID be enacted in Mississippi?
Hosemann solves voter-ID problems
Why was a Mississippi musician praised in Nashville?
Marty celebrated at the Opry
How did Obama do in Mississippi compared to 2008?
Turnout down, Obama up in Miss
Is it another election year in Mississippi?
Municipal election time
Will Senator Thad Cochran run again in 2014?
Expect Cochran reelection
How did Mississippi judicial elections turnout?
Notable judicial results
What do you get when you combine a social media neighborhood and crime?
What should voters take to the polls?
No whiskey or ID required
Who would steal a yard sign?
Yard sign theft a sign of the times
Can the GOP retake the US Senate?
Republicans have safe Wicker seat
What happened to absentee ballots in Hinds County?
Military votes in peril
Is the presidential race over already?
Voting early ignores debates
What's "the thing" about nonpartisan judicial elections?
'West Wing' reunites
What can we expect from the 2013 MS legislative session?
Money and education
Can anyone beat Congressman Bennie Thompson?
Bill Marcy fights on
What did the GOP Convention say about education reform?
Civil rights of today
What's next in the 2012 presidential campaigns?
Conventions kick off
How will Mississippi Dems react to DNC's platform on same-sex marriage?
Marriage estranges Dems
What did a recording tell us of the truth of Reagan's 1980 Neshoba Fair speech?
Debunking Reagan's wink at the Klan
Can Bill Waller, Jr. break the Chief Justice reelect trend?
Setting the tone for November
Can you attend Mississippi's biggest political event and never hear a speech?
Neshoba Fair more than politics
What does a Republican stalwart help promote Mississippi through ballet?
Mississippi's global stage
If Superman foiled Lex Luthor in Mississippi, how would you know?
Newspapers salute their Lois Lanes
Who is running in the Southern District Supreme Court race?
Randolph seeking second term
What are the issues in the Northern District Supreme Court race?
Judicial race hinges on philosophy
Are MS judicial elections really nonpartisan?
Tear down the judicial facade
Should MS Republicans follow blue state Democrats in pension reform?
State pension fund going broke
When will someone make a movie about abuses in the lawsuit industry?
"InJustice" and the state's trial lawyers
How did the Mississippi Supreme Court rule on A.G. private attorney fees?
A bad week for Jim Hood
Who is in charge of the state Republican and Democratic parties?
GOP, Dems meet in convention
What are the political issues for the Mississippi Supreme Court?
Judicial elections in November
Do Democrats in Mississippi oppose education reform?
Dems brag on charter defeat
How did the new Republican legislature handle the session?
GOP delivers in legislature
What's the process to get in MSGOP leadership?
GOP selecting local leaders
Where is the birthplace of Rock and Roll?
Rock's Mississippi roots
How did Mike Wallace give a Mississippi judge his reputation back?
Mike Wallace's Mississippi story
What did Senator Hob Bryan reveal about the Democrats' strategy?
Bryan: block tax cuts for education
What did Senator Roger Wicker say about the President's healthcare plan?
What happened to the predictions of low turnout in the Republican Primary?
GOP turnout doubles
How did the Supreme Court rule on Haley Barbour's pardons?
Bringing sanity to pardon politics
What will happen in the Dixie Island Primary?
Tuesday will be super in Mississippi
Were election laws broken in 2011?
Hosemann reports election violations
Who is leading House Democrats in Mississippi?
Moak will help Dems in the House
Will Mississippi allow craft beers?
A toast to beer reform
What did Lt Gov Tate Reeves say at the Stennis Press Lunch?
Reeves: We're not raising taxes
Will Mississippi primary voters make a difference?
GOP Primary hits in March
Shoud we curtail the power of the governor?
Keep the pardon
How does the new Governor Bryant administration look?
Bryant transitions to governor
What will be Governor Barbour's legacy?
Looking back on Barbour
How does Mississippi look on the latest report by the American Tort Reform Association?
Out of the 'Judicial Hellhole'
Are changes coming to MS state employee retirement plan?
PERS reform urged by panel
Who will draw new MS congressional lines?
Judges will remap congress
Why did Mississippi vote no on Initiative 26?
Personhood and the message
Who are Mississippi Republicans supporting for President?
Perry & Romney battle in Mississippi
Will Mississippi get charter schools?
GOP may reform education
How was the 2011 legislative elections different from 2007?
Shift in the House
Who did Gregg Harper predict would be the next Ole Miss coach?
Harper chides Stimulus II
How complicated are MDOT politics?
Counting to 2 at MDOT
What does a national report on AG policies say about Mississippi?
Hood's no-bid contracts criticized
What initiatives are on the November ballot?
Initiatives on life, liberty, property
What does "Injustice: Exposing the Racial Agenda of the Obama Justice Department" have to do with Mississippi?
Department of In-Justice in Noxubee
Why did Attorney General Jim Hood refuse to fight Obama's healthcare plan?
Hood too busy to debate
Did the State Board of Election Commissioners fumble the law on Todd Wade?
Booing the election refs
Who wants to be a citizen auditor for their county's spending?
Madison leading transparency
Who will be Mississippi's next Commissioner of Agriculture?
Gill, Hyde-Smith harvest votes
Are we facing a big change in our congressional delegation?
Consistency Minus Seniority
What happened this year in political news?
Mississippi politics in 2010
Why attack a Mississippi governor on race?
Attacks on Barbour just politics
Didn't we just have an election?
Election time again already
How did the Mississippi Supreme Court rule on Castle Doctrine?
A man's car is his castle
Which judges won in 2010 in Mississippi?
Barbour's enduring judicial legacy
What about gubernatorial races in 2010?
RGA wins for GOP, Barbour
Should Republicans end earmarks?
Earmarks and trust
What were the results of the 2010 Election?
GOP wins big wave
How did Mississippi's top trial lawyer end up in prison?
The tragedy of Dickie Scruggs
Have you met Steve Guyton?
Steve Guyton honored by Ole Miss
How did Clinton act when speaking at the University of Mississippi?
Clinton's partisan Ole Miss visit
What do the polls say about 2010's election?
GOP spirits up before election
How much did the state spend on...everything?
Now you can see the spending
Could the Mississippi 4th District change hands?
Poll: Taylor vulnerable
Do Republicans need the Tea Party?
GOP needs unity to win
How did the Wash Post get it wrong on Barbour?
Pot shot ignores GOP reformers
What was in the State Farm settlement?
Jim Hood unsealed
Did Mississippians try to invade Dominica?
The Bayou of Pigs
Who are the big political families in Mississippi?
Mississippi's political dynasties
Have Noxubee election antics move to Madison?
Ike Brown's shenanigans
How do you cut crime and cut costs?
Drug courts work
Which political speeches won awards at the Fair?
Awarding for Neshoba speeches
How does Ag Commissioner Lester Spell want to be remembered?
Speeches: legacy, lawsuits
What arrested development stole the speeches at the Fair?
MDOT official’s arrest leads political speeches
How do you describe the Neshoba County Fair in one word?
Porches and politics at Neshoba
To drill or not to drill?
Moratorium adds insult to injury
Is there yet more to discuss in the Mississippi Scruggs scandal?
Still intrigued by Scruggs
In string of insults, who is the latest person to apologize to Mississippi?
Minn. columnist apologizes
Should the Choctaws build a "slot parlor" in Jones County?
Don't break Tribal Compact
What are Republican prospects around the country in 2010?
Obama brings 'hope' to GOP
How will the BP oil spill be remembered?
How does Bennie Thompson deal with ethics allegations?
Thompson seeks weaker ethics
What kind of races will judges run in Mississippi this year?
Quiet on the judicial election front
What chances to challengers have in Mississippi's 2nd and 3rd Congressional Districts?
Little threat for incumbents
What impact will ObamaCare have on patients, doctors, employers, and state budgets?
What growth has the MSGOP experienced since 1963?
GOP celebrates switch and history
Why did an American network edit a program about Muhammad?
Comedy Central bends to extremists
Should Mississippi celebrate Confederate Memorial Day?
Issues trump historical debate
How did Year One go for the Tea Party?
Tea Partiers celebrate year
What happened at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference?
Barbour calls GOP to unity
Can GOPers beat a Democrat incumbent in a Republican district?
Republicans eye Taylor
Will Hood fight Obamacare?
Barbour wants MS to join health care lawsuit
Who will be the next lieutenant governor?
Three GOPers eye Lt Gov
Can business beat labor in elections?
Business turns grassroots
What is the status of the ethics investigation into Congressman Bennie Thompson?
Who is running for Congress in Mississippi?
26 vying for Congress
Will "Citizens United" impact Mississippi elections?
A win for the First Amendment
Is Election Day still important?
Rejecting early voting
What is the status of Mississippi citizen initiatives?
Success of voter ID drive
Are their opportunities in this economy?
Growing during a recession
What did Karl Rove say about MS-01?
Nunnelee, judgment on Pelosi
What was the Dixie Mafia?
Three books reveal Dixie Mafia
What are Barbour's business legislative priorities?
Barbour's business roundtable
Who all will be running in 2011?
This time next year
What all happened in Mississippi politics in 2009?
The year Melton dropped dead
How will the legislature balance the budget?
Wanting "less" for Christmas
Who is behind the AG's Operation Fairplay?
Hood targets online predators
Why is the House Ethics Committee looking at Bennie Thompson?
Thompson's ethics investigations
Does Kevin Kline have an answer to Mississippi's budget problems?
Budget solutions found in "Dave"
What true Mississippi legal story is better than Grisham?
"Kings of Tort" documents fall of Scruggs, Minor
Which politico is raising money from Grisham's short stories?
Grisham's newest thriller
Why are Mississippi Republicans celebrating?
Dems join GOP
What does Charles Evers think about the GOP, Obama?
Evers: Let me earn it
Who is Super Talk's Paul Gallo?
Gallo's radio family
How does the Mississippi Supreme Court lean?
Judicial pendulum swings
What is the role of newspapers today?
Newspapers carry the torch
What does the future hold for MSU?
Keenum serves up maroon meat at Stennis
What is Haley Barbour's national message?
Barbour's politics rooted in jobs
How did Mississippi's 2009 elections go?
Raising the dead to vote
What happens when celebrity politics and pop culture collide?
The MTV President
Should Americans buy what Obama is putting down?
Health care reform or snake oil
What did Mississippi elected officials do before and after Hurricane Katrina?
What are my memories of Hurricane Katrina?
How do Americans view the federal healthcare debate?
Obama polling down
What did I did get wrong in my previous voter ID column?
Senate Dem supports Voter ID
Besides speeches, what politics happened at the Neshoba Fair?
Off-stage politics at Neshoba
How did the speeches go at Neshoba on Thursday?
Barbour, Reeves, Chaney target Obama at Fair
What did speakers talk about Wednesday at Neshoba?
Frogs and Pharaohs
How did Senator Roger Wicker spend his Sunday at Neshoba?
Mr. Wicker goes to the Fair
Why is the GOP collecting signatures?
GOP pushing voter ID
Which judicial seats are open in 2010?
2010's political feast
Who is interested in challenging Travis Childers in 2010?
GOP lines up against Childers
Who were the interesting mayors in the municipal races?
New mayors take office
What are Diaz and McRae doing in their retirement?
Revenge of the ex-judges
What will the NAACP do to elect a Democrat?
Attacking black Republicans
How with the Caperton decision impact Mississippi judicial elections?
Judges and money
How should Republicans respond to Obama's SCOTUS pick?
Now that cigarette taxes are up, who's next?
Tax targets: Alcohol, Coca Cola
How do Mississippi Republicans salute their founding?
GOP's Yerger honored
Who is Mississippi's modern day Earl Long?
Frank Melton made for good TV
Will Republican history repeat itself?
Resurgent Republic: ideas matter
What is the settlement between Mississippi's Attorney General and State Farm?
Unsealing State Farm deal
How can states use technology to reach citizens?
Should Mississippi tell the Navy, "Thankus for Mabus"?
Ultimately, Mabus brings clout
What to do after paying your taxes?
Tax Tea Party Day
Will the economy be Obama's "Iraq"?
Obama's unilateral economy
Is Jamie Franks or Barbara Blackmon in charge of Mississippi Democrats?
What connects a Texas billionaire under investigation to a Mississippi congressman?
Bennie's ties to Stanford
Who will recommend Mississippians for Presidential nominations?
How did the 5th Circuit rule on a Noxubee party boss?
Ike Brown's election shenanigans
What did the Bar Association task force suggest?
What will come from the March federal grand jury?
Who's next in the Scruggs saga?
What is the difference between 'free trade' and 'fair trade'?
The morality of free trade
Where are your tax dollars going?
Federal spending takes a hard left
Should candidates be able to criticize voting records?
Will the chairman stay or will he go now?
National Republicans have problems
How close is education reform in Mississippi?
Charter schools a stone's throw away
Will top Republicans clash during this legislative session?
Barbour, Bryant announce agendas
What's the latest strategy in the campaign for RNC chairman?
Playing the race card
What's the recipe for a good Mississippi political book?
Taggart, Nash fry up politics
What milestones mark the first decade of Mississippi online politics?
The migration of politics online
What will be done about Mississippi election hijinks?
GOP challenges election shenanigans
What does the Mississippi Capitol Press Corps have to say about the election results?
Capitol press corps recaps election
Has Bush's handling of one legacy allowed Obama to moderate another?
Bush legacies, Obama opportunities
What would Reagan say about 2008?
For GOP future, look at history
How historic was the 2008 Election?
Election results in context
Why all the mud-slinging?
Negative ads work
What do you get when you mix two partisan operatives and issues?
"Red, Blue, and You"
How is the Mississippi Supreme Court performing?
The judicial role
Is Bill Ayers just an English professor?
Enemies foreign and domestic
What happened at the Mississippi Senate debate?
Debate contrasts campaigns
How do you prevent a dependence cultures?
Government through freedom
Do Teddy Roosevelt and John McCain share qualities with a conservative counter-culture?
A 'crunchy con' president
Why fight over the order of November's ballot?
Musgrove's ballot motivation
Will there be any upsets in Mississippi's congressional delegation races?
No congressional surprises
Did a hurricane hit Minnesota?
Gustav alters GOP agenda
What motivated Biden on judicial confirmations?
Biden's role in Pickering ordeal
What else is above Barack Obama's pay grade?
Obama's pay grade
Did conservative Mississippi Democrats give up on the sanctity of life, marriage?
Mississippi Dems move left
How did Wicker and Musgrove differ at the Stennis Press luncheon?
Two sides of spin
How did Barbour wrap up Neshoba's political speeches?
Barbour speaks on Musgrove, McCain, Medicaid
Who won at Neshoba?
Wednesday's main event: Wicker v. Musgrove
What can be expected at the Neshoba County Fair this year?
Hot air and red mud at Neshoba
What brings together a black liberal congressman and a white conservative congressman in Mississippi?
Optimism in faith and politics
What do campaign finance reports reveal about Justice Chuck Easley?
Easy Easley money
Have a few bad apples (attorneys) spoiled the whole bunch (bar)?
Industry practices of the trial bar
Is there a line between open government and individual privacy?
Secrecy vs individual privacy
What influence did Scruggs, Minor, and the beef plant have on Musgrove?
What do you get when you combine the Empire State and the Magnolia State?
A good place for a picnic
What happened behind the scenes at the Childers campaign?
Childers' Democrat Strategy
Could McCain and Clinton voters unite against Obama?
The Obama challenge
What lies beneath that DSCC poll?
Doing the math on Musgrove
Could four judges in California deliver the state to John McCain this election?
McCain California Dreaming?
An Obama Court or a McCain Court?
Exercising judicial restraint
Is there a conservative argument FOR earmarks?
In defense of earmarks
William F. Buckley, Jr.
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