Salter: Bush’s Long Friendship with Montgomery Served Mississippi and Both Men Well

George Herbert Walker Bush and Gillespie V. “Sonny” Montgomery were both elected to Congress on Nov. 8, 1966 and both took office on Jan....
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Charlie Adams: A Story on Perseverance

For my friend Bob Miller, a cloudy day has been more complicated for him than the rest of us. It has been that way...

Mitchell: Bush Elected Before Campaigns Became Science

It’s true that George H.W. Bush was the last president from The Greatest Generation. This week, commentators have pointed out that when Bill Clinton...

Salter: State’s Muddy U.S. Senate Class II Race Cost $20 million and Two Candidates’...

In 2018, Mississippi voters elected two U.S. senators. The two elections saw about $27. 6 million expended with $11 million of that coming from...

Bonnie Brown: Thanksgiving is All About the Food, Tradition

Thanksgiving is all about food, family, football, and traditions. Not unlike the Pilgrims in 1621 at Plymouth Rock, we feast. And that’s where the...

Mitchell: Thanks? How about a List of Aggravations Instead?

Long-time readers (for whom I am grateful) may recall Thanksgiving columns have often been homilies on how choosing an attitude of gratitude lessens stress,...

Salter: U.S. Senate Runoff Between Hyde-Smith, Espy Sure to Take on a National Party...

As it happened on Nov. 6, the pollsters on both sides were uncannily accurate in their predictions that Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and...

Salter: If 14th Amendment Can be Nullified by Executive Order, So Can the First...

One day after most of us engaged in the single most important duty of American citizenship – exercising the precious right to vote –...

Mitchell: Immigrants Show Very Little Interest in Mississippi

Several candidates this election season chirped about immigration. In Mississippi, this was strange because while legions of foreigners may be coming to America, they’re...

Salter: Second Race Looms as a Virtual Certainty in State’s U.S. Senate Special Election

Democratic Gautier city councilman Tobey Bartee faces Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, former Clinton administration secretary of agriculture and Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Espy,...