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Voter-approved constitutional amendments were ruled unconstitutional in both states, but the rulings are on hold so the states can consider appeals. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Bans Overturned In Arkansas And Mississippi

Voter-approved constitutional amendments were ruled unconstitutional in both states, but the rulings are on hold so the states can consider appeals.

11/25/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

Chris McDaniel speaks during a campaign rally on June 23, 2014 in Flowood, Mississippi. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDaniel Not Giving Up In GOP Runoff Against Cochran

The Mississippi Tea Partyer insists on pressing claims that the runoff was tainted by Democratic voters but so far has no evidence to back the charges.

07/01/2014

Desperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year's Republican primaries, the nation's tea party groups have spent millions only to fall short in election after election. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Tea Party Losses Don’t Stop Cash Or Curb Influence

Desperate to knock off GOP incumbents in this year’s Republican primaries, the nation’s tea party groups have spent millions only to fall short in election after election.

06/26/2014

Sen. Thad Cochran thanks supporters after narrowly defeating Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in a runoff election for the GOP primary in Mississippi. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cochran Wins Mississippi Runoff, Edges Tea Partyer

Six-term Senator Thad Cochran holds a narrow lead over challenger Chris McDaniel.

06/24/2014

Primary voters went to the polls in 8 states. (Getty Images)

Neck And Neck In Mississippi As GOP Seeks To Pick Up 6 Senate Seats In November

Mississippi contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel too close to call.

06/04/2014

A hazardous materials response team truck sits outside a mail sorting facility in Maryland,  April 16, 2013 after workers found a ricin-tainted envelope.  An envelope addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker.  (File Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Man Who Mailed Poison To The White House Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison

42-year-old James Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with ricin to President Obama and other officials.

05/19/2014

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonald (L) and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant leave the White House after a meeting of the National Governors Association with President Barack Obama  on Feb. 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Bryant: ‘My Goal Is To End Abortion In Mississippi’

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant presented a generally optimistic outlook about Mississippi during his State of the State address, focusing on job creation and saying he believes the state can improve its academic performance with charter schools and merit pay for teachers.

01/23/2014

File photo of the ingredients of ricin (Photo credit: HO-FILES/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Former Ricin Suspect’s Home Is Unlivable

A Mississippi man’s house is uninhabitable after investigators searched it but failed to find evidence of the deadly poison ricin, a lawyer said Monday, arguing that the government should repair the home.

04/30/2013

File photo of the ingredients of ricin (Photo credit: HO-FILES/AFP/Getty Images)

Hearing For Miss. Man In Suspicious Letters Case

The Mississippi man charged with making and possessing ricin as part of the investigation into poison-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and others was expected to appear in court Monday.

04/29/2013

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