Content Tagged 'politics'

Absentee Voting Ends Tomorrow
Saturday is the deadline for absentee voting before Tuesday’s party primaries in Mississippi. Video Video
Clinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in 'excellent' health
Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."
Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign
Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship, following his own advice to campaign where Republicans have seldom been seen in recent years.
Perry dials back Christian appeal in Iowa, cites job record
In a switch from four years ago, Rick Perry is no longer making an all-out appeal to Iowa evangelicals a centerpiece of his Republican presidential campaign.
Meeting unions, Clinton offers support for $12 minimum wage
Hillary Rodham Clinton is offering some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities
In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump is calling for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally and allowing what he calls "really good people" to return.
Clinton to call for lifting embargo with Cuba
Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign says she will call for lifting the embargo with Cuba in a Florida address on Friday.
Sanders rallies supporters in nationwide simulcast
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simulcast to events across the country.
Virginia's Gilmore makes 17 GOP presidential candidates
The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday's entry of Jim Gilmore.
Jeb Bush reaches out to Iowa voters via telephone town hall
Jeb Bush says he'll be in Iowa regularly in the coming months as he seeks the Republican presidential nomination.
Christie: Republican primary rivals lack policy specifics
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is chiding his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination for speaking in slogans rather than offering specifics on policies they'd pursue if elected to the White House.
Trump's lawyer apologizes after mistaken claim about rape
An attorney for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has apologized for making the incorrect assertion that a husband cannot, by definition, rape his wife.
Million-dollar donors lift Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions
A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul.
Christie campaign asks FEC for disclosure extension
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential campaign has asked the Federal Election Commission for a 45-day extension to file his financial disclosure report. But his campaign says he still intends to file it in time to make the first GOP presidential primary debate on August 6.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich to meet with 2012 nominee Mitt Romney
The latest Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, is also the latest to be invited for a private meeting with Mitt Romney.
MS Governor Candidate Dr. Valerie Short Stopped By the Coast
Today,Dr. Valerie Short, a Democratic candidate for Governor, made a stop on the Coast for a meet and greet. Video Video
GOP's Walker headlines conservative gathering in San Diego
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will describe his presidential ambitions at a conservative gathering in San Diego.
Scott Walker orders American on cheesesteaks, avoiding gaffe
The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state has finished up a presidential campaign stop in the capital of cheesesteaks without committing any dietary gaffes.
Senate clears way for final vote on No Child rewrite
The Senate has cleared the way for a vote by Thursday on a bipartisan bill to rewrite the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
Trump's border trip comes as GOP tries to woo Hispanics
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to the U.S.-Mexico border promises new challenges for the GOP's years-in-the-making push to attract Hispanic voters.
IRS: No new rules for political groups before 2016 election
Big-money political groups don't have to worry about the IRS imposing new rules on their campaign activities before the 2016 presidential election.
Former US President Jimmy Carter praises Iran agreement
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is backing a historic deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program, calling it "a major step in the right direction."
O'Malley: Democrats need to support Wall Street overhaul
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says any Democratic presidential candidate who expects to win the White House needs to commit to changes on Wall Street.
O'Malley campaign raises $2 million for Democratic contest
Martin O'Malley's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination says the former Maryland governor has raised $2 million.
In South Carolina, Clinton hails Confederate flag's removal
Hillary Rodham Clinton has praised South Carolina leaders for removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds.
Bush blasts 'swarms of lobbyists' but once registered as one
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush complained about "swarms of lobbyists" who hold sway over Washington, but he has accepted campaign donations from lobbyists, turned to some for advice and was once registered as a lobbyist himself.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner has new job as PR consultant
Scandal-tarred former congressman Anthony Weiner has a new job as a part-time consultant to a public relations firm.
Political Forum Featuring Women Politicians Took Place Today
It’s the women candidates, and women’s issues, that are taking center stage at a women’s political forum in Biloxi tonight Video Video
Cruz sets meeting with Trump, praises 'bold, brash voice'
Two of the most outspoken Republican presidential candidates on illegal immigration — Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump — will meet on Wednesday.
GOP candidate Walker finds support for scrapping Iran deal
Presidential candidate Scott Walker is finding support among South Carolina Republicans for his pledge to scrap the nuclear deal that the Obama administration has negotiated with Iran.
Bobby Jindal reports raising $597K for presidential race
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential candidate, has raised about $579,000 for his campaign.
State Rep. Jeramey Anderson Hopes to Continue his Work for Mississippi
With only 33 days remaining before the election, Anderson says he’ll need help from his supporter to keep his seat. Video Video
Social Media and Politics
In the modern age, most political consultants say social media is necessary to win an election. Video Video
Donald Trump: 'A vote that I will win is the Hispanic vote'
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he's confident he could win substantial Hispanic votes if he's the party's nominee.
Former State Rep. Mitch Ellerby Prepares for Upcoming Election
Today, we hear from democrat and former Representative Mitch Ellerby. Video Video
Candidates Prepare for Harrison County Coroners Election
Next month, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove will face something he hasn’t seen in eight years: an opponent. Video Video
Voter Registration for August Primary Election is Tomorrow
As a reminder, the deadline to register to vote in the August 4th primary election is tomorrow, July 4th. Video Video
John Mosley Leads the Race for Miss. State Insurance Commissioner
A poll by republic group LLC shows challenger John Mosley is currently leading incumbent Mike Chaney in the race for Mississippi State Insurance Commissioner. Video Video
Mayor FoFo Gilich's Inauguration
Andrew “FoFo” Gilich officially stepped out to the city of Biloxi as their new mayor. Video Video
Iran Nuclear Deal Negotiations Still Going
Negotiations continue on whether world powers will curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for relief from international sanctions. Video Video
Senator Roger Wicker Visits the Coast
Today Senator Roger Wicker was on the coast speaking to the Gulf Coast Business Community. Video Video
Congress Debates Education Reform
Congress continues to debate on the first major federal reform legislation since 2001’s “No Child Left Behind Act.” Video Video
Sen. Sean Tindell Kicks Off His Re-Election Campaign
With about 60 days until the Republican primaries, many coast senators in Mississippi are launching their re-election campaign. Senator Sean Tindell held a re-election party tonight at the Island View Casino Video Video
Democrat Vicki Slater Discusses Campaign
Democratic attorney and business owner, Vicki Slater is hoping to be the first female to sit in the Governor’s seat this November. Video Video
Biloxi City Council Chooses New City Attorney
Today the city council officially accepted Mayor Gilich’s appointment for a city attorney. Video Video
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