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.
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.
Six-term Senator Thad Cochran holds a narrow lead over challenger Chris McDaniel.
Mississippi contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel too close to call.
42-year-old James Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with ricin to President Obama and other officials.
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.
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.
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.
The FBI says a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case.
The reaction from Mississippi’s congressional delegation to a poisoned letter sent to Republican U.S. Sen Roger Wicker can be summed up in a word: “crazy.”