Politics

FEC Filing: Pro-Cochran PAC Funded Black Outreach

EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s political machine paid to turn out the black vote for Republican Sen. Thad Cochran’s re-election bid, according to campaign finance reports. His vanquished rival insisted that was Read More

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National

2 Miss. Museums to Take on its Turbulent History

by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi breaks ground Thursday on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil, one promising a frank focus on civil Read More