Mississippi finally has a woman in Congress
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Could a Democratic Victory in Mississippi Stop Millennials from Fleeing?
Tuesday's election could decide a lot more than who sits in the US Senate—it could set the tone for the future of the state.
David J. Dent
Democrats are hoping Mississippi’s Senate race will be a Roy Moore repeat
Democrat Mike Espy may have a real shot at victory in Tuesday’s runoff election, after his opponent, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, decided to joke about attending a “public hanging.”
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A woman will finally represent Mississippi in Congress for the first time ever
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant will reportedly appoint state Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to the Senate on Wednesday.