"The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw in character." -- Lyndon Johnson "They are a sort of assassins..." -- John Quincy Adams
Congressman Jared Polis quietly made history Tuesday night. Early results indicate Colorado voters have made him the first openly gay governor to win election in America.
Exit polls aren't always 100 percent reliable. For example, in 2016, the exit interviews suggested that Donald Trump would lose Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina by small margins. He won all of them.
Monday a week ago, severe weather warnings were issued for the wee hours. That night, Sam -- the weather watcher -- said, "I'll set the alarm for 1 a.m. and get up and check the TV."
The runoff picture for the Chancery district 14, Place 1 judgeship remained unclear Thursday evening after Oktibbeha County released updated vote totals.
When you stop and allow it to sink in, the scope of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic is simply staggering.
The war in Washington will not end until the presidency of Donald Trump ends. Everyone seems to sense that now. This is a fight to the finish.
In normal years, the idea of asking the Mississippi Legislature to increase a tax would be about as logical as asking Gov. Phil Bryant to speak at a Black Lives Matter rally.
I'm proud to say that I supported Chris McDaniel to represent Mississippi for the two remaining years of the Thad Cochran six-year term in our U.S. Senate.
Mississippi has made progress toward catching up with the rest of the nation in the academic achievement of its students. According to a report released this week, Mississippi over the past 12 years has shown more improvement in math and reading scores on a respected national test than the U.S. average.
In recent months, the political leadership of two neighboring countries with large immigration programs issued very different messages. They would be the United States and Canada.
Did former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg just take a page out of the playbook of Sen. Ed Muskie from half a century ago?
Starkville will send a resolution to state legislators requesting increases to their sales taxes to help fund a new tournament-ready park after the measure gained unanimous approval from aldermen.
Much of Wednesday's attention will be focused on the winner's of Tuesday's general election and the unfinished business that still awaits in those races requiring a runoff to determine the winner on Nov. 27.
The columnist, pouring flop sweat like Brett Grabanaugh at a #MeToo meeting, seizes the microphone stand like a drowning man clutching at another drowning man.
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