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White House party crasher fails to make ballot
One-time White House party crasher and former reality television figure Tareq Salahi has failed to submit enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot as an Independent Green Party candidate for outgoing U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's seat in Congress.
Obama urges Cabinet to find ways to act without Congress
President Obama is telling his Cabinet secretaries to get creative -- to come up with new ways of making what the president calls "real progress" on issues where Congress won't act.
Boehner plans to sue Obama for holding back US laws
On behalf of the Republican-controlled U.S. House, Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday said that he intends to file a lawsuit accusing President Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress.
Key House chairman rejects Senate highway aid plan
The chairman of the House's tax-writing Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday said that House Republicans will not go along with Senate Democrats on their highway aid plan.
House, Senate begin compromise talks on vets bill
House and Senate negotiators are seeking a compromise on legislation to expand health care for veterans, hoping to move quickly in the wake of a VA scandal that has uncovered long wait times, falsified record-keeping and accusations of criminal activity.
Senate Democrats unveil $9B for highway bill
Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a $9 billion plan to prevent states from facing a cutoff of federal highway construction money as early as this summer.
Tom Carter Hosts Campaign Breakfast at Mary Mahoney's
Republican 4th congressional district candidate, Tom Carter, hosted a businessmen luncheon at Mary Mahoney’s Thursday. Video Video
Palazzo Camp Double Checks Numbers After Win Over Taylor
Wednesday, people from Congressman Steven Palazzo's camp were among the people staked out at the Harrison County Courthouse. Video Video
Preliminary Primary Election Results as of 10:00 p.m.
Get all the preliminary election result data right here! Video Video
U.S. Shrimp Industry Continues Fight Against Unfair Trade with Key Congressional Ally
For nearly ten years, the American Shrimp Processors Association (A.S.P.A.) and its members have engaged in a critical battle against unfair trade in the shrimp industry.
Steven Palazzo & Wife Cast Vote in Primary Election
The Palazzos stepped into a Biloxi precinct early Tuesday morning to cast their ballots. Video Video
IRS head to face another flogging over lost emails
Ahead of Monday night's hearing, the House Oversight Committee has asked IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to address a series of technical questions about the agency's email system and its policy for retaining official documents.
Live Interview with Gene Taylor on Primary Election Night
Check out our live interview with Gene Taylor as he anxiously awaits primary election results. Video Video
Gene Taylor & Supporters Await Election Results
Taylor and his supporters are eagerly awaiting the primary election results in downtown Bay St. Louis. Video Video
Primary House Election Results as of 9:00 p.m.
Primary election numbers as of 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night! Stay tuned for more updates at 10:00 p.m. on NBC! Video Video
Rep. Steven Palazzo Wins Republican Primary
Representative Steven Palazzo released the following statement after defeating four opponents to win the Republican primary for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District.
Supporters Await Palazzo's Arrival at Destiny Plantation
Palazzo's supporters are eagerly awaiting his arrival at the watch party at Destiny Plantation. Video Video
Live Interview w/ Hunter Lipscomb, Palazzo Campaign Manager
Palazzo supporters eagerly await election results at watch party. Video Video
Live Phone Interview with Gene Taylor
Gene Taylor, a longtime democratic congressman who lost his south Mississippi seat in 2010, says he's entering the Republican primary in hopes of regaining the seat. Video Video
Palazzo Receives Strong Support from Republican Leaders
Palazzo says, “I am proud to receive the resounding support from our elected leadership at the State and Congressional level."
Gene Taylor Opens Campaign Headquarters in Gulfport
Gene Taylor opened his campaign headquarters Friday. Video Video
Palazzo Named Top Conservative by American Conservative UnionPalazzo Named Top Conservative by American Conservative Union
Recently, American Conservative Union (A.C.U.) Chairman Al Cardenas and A.C.U. Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina honored Representative Steven Palazzo as an “A.C.U. Conservative” for his achievements in the 2013 A.C.U. Ratings of Congress, the 43rd edition of the conservative ratings guide.
Steven Palazzo Refuses to Debate Gene Taylor
U.S. Representative Steven Palazzo's office was served with a challenge from his opponent Thursday. Palazzo is denying opponent, and newly announced Republican, Gene Taylor, the chance to answer his questions. Video Video
Several Unknowns Running for Congress Against the Big Dogs
This political season has been dominated by big name politicians, but this year, there are many more people running for Congress than just the few well known candidates. Video Video
Republican Congress Candidates Raising Last Minute Campaign Money
With the primaries just over six weeks away, candidates are getting down to crunch time. Video Video
Ex Democratic Rep. Taylor Running in GOP Primary
A longtime Democratic congressman who lost his south Mississippi seat in 2010 says he's entering the Republican primary in hopes of regaining the seat.
Tom Carter Talks Politics Over Breakfast w/ Potential Voters
Congressional candidate, Tom Carter, is targeting his voters over breakfast. Video Video
Live Interview with Gene Taylor
Former U.S. Congressman, Gene Taylor, announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress Monday evening. Video Video
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