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  • Many top Republican donors on the sidelines in presidential primary race

    Michael Ashner was one of Sen. John McCain's major fundraisers in the 2008 presidential campaign, bringing in $500,000 for the Republican nominee. That makes the Oyster Bay, N.Y., real estate investment executive one of the most sought-after bundlers for...
  • Republicans need to do better

    Republicans need to do better
    As one who worked in and around a few presidential campaigns, I'm always troubled and honestly quite alarmed when potential presidential candidates ask staff, focus groups, and tea leaves what their message should be and who in essence, they are. As a...
  • More speculation surrounds Daniels' political future

    More speculation surrounds Daniels' political future
    More speculation about a possible presidential run by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels started swirling Monday. Political pundits are talking about it after Daniels’ long time friend, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour announced that he will not run...
  • Jailed Mississippi Sisters Freed For Kidney Donation

    Jailed Mississippi Sisters Freed For Kidney Donation
    PEARL, Miss. -- Sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott left prison on Friday for the first time in 16 years, yelling, "We're free!" and "God bless y'all!" as they pulled away in a silver SUV. That freedom, though, comes with an unusual condition: Gladys has...
  • Louisiana And Mississippi Have Economic Competition

    Louisiana And Mississippi Have Economic Competition
    In the view of many economists, the national economy is headed for a more upbeat performance in 2011, albeit jobs are expected to grow at a slow rate and unemployment is likely to remain at uncomfortably high levels. Into this scenario step Louisiana and...
  • Buddy Roemer Eyes Presidential Run

    Buddy Roemer Eyes Presidential Run
    Louisiana could have a presidential candidate in the 2012 race, and it's not Governor Bobby Jindal. Former U.S. Representative and Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer may be throwing his hat into the ring. Roemer says that he will decide by the end of the...
  • Mississippi Gov. pardons convicted killers

    Mississippi Gov. pardons convicted killers
    Governor Haley Barbour, of Mississippi, is spending his last days in office handing out a few favors. It's the people he’s chosen to help that are causing him a problem. Barbour pardoned 199 prisoners before leaving office. Four of whom were...
  • Mississippi governor's pardoning of 199 prisoners sparks outrage

    Mississippi governor's pardoning of 199 prisoners sparks outrage
    A Mississippi judge Wednesday night issued a temporary injunction forbidding the release of any more prisoners pardoned by outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour, whose actions have created a firestorm of criticism. On his way out the door, Barbour approved full...
  • Mississippi governor pardons four convicted murderers

    Mississippi governor pardons four convicted murderers
    North Korea’s L’il Kim Jong-Un and Mississippi’s Haley Barbour have more than chubby cheeks in common. Both men want to curry favor among their people by giving convicted criminals 'Get Out Of Jail Free' cards. Kim hopes the unknown...
  • A book too embarrassing to read

    A book too embarrassing to read
    A story for Black History Month. Bryan Stevenson is director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Ala.-based organization he founded in 1989 to provide legal representation for the indigent and incarcerated. The EJI (www.eji.org) doesn't charge...
  • O'Malley expected to free Baltimore inmate convicted of murder

    Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to commute the sentence of a Baltimore man serving a life sentence for murder, using that power for the first time during his tenure. Mark Farley Grant's attorney Renee M. Hutchins confirmed Thursday that she had been...