Posts Tagged ‘Roger Wicker’

Man falsely accused of sending ricin-laced letters files lawsuit

CORINTH — An Elvis impersonator charged, then cleared, of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others has filed a defamation lawsuit against the current suspect in the case. The lawsuit was filed yesterday in Alcorn County Circuit Court in north Mississippi. It says James Everett Dutschke framed Paul Kevin Curtis when he sent […] [...]

Lawmakers pass bill transferring Trace land to city, state

WASHINGTON — Congress has approved legislation authorizing the transfer of surplus land within the Natchez Trace Parkway to the City of Natchez for public recreation purposes. The House of Representatives voted 419-1 to approve the Natchez Trace Parkway Conveyance Act of 2013 (S.304), legislation introduced by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and cosponsored by Sen. Roger […] [...]

Stabenow, Cochran brace for full Senate vote on Farm Bill

by Ted Carter Published: May 24,2013

Tags: agriculture, Debbie Stabenow, Delta Council, Farm Bill, Roger Wicker, Thad Cochran

The Senate Agriculture Committee’s 2013 Farm Bill is in the midst of a critical test this week on the Senate floor, where the $955 billion measure is expected to draw opposition from lawmakers who wanted more money taken from farm subsidies and less from the nation’s food stamp program. However, the Senate’s bill has stirred […] [...]

April 19, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: April 19,2013

Tags: gun control, ricky nobile, Roger Wicker, Tea Party

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AP: Ricin mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

by Associated Press Published: April 18,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, Corinth, FBI, Paul Kevin Curtis, ricin, Roger Wicker, terrorism

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and sometimes performed as an Elvis Presley impersonator. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Corinth, near the Tennessee […] [...]

FBI: Ricin letter suspect ID’d as Paul Kevin Curtis of Corinth

by Associated Press Published: April 17,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, Corinth, FBI, Paul Kevin Curtis, ricin, Roger Wicker, terrorism, White House

OXFORD, Miss. — The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth, near the Tennessee state line about 100 miles east of Memphis. Authorities still waited for […] [...]

Mississippian arrested, accused of sending ricin-laced letters

by Associated Press Published: April 17,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, FBI, poison letters, ricin, Roger Wicker, terrorism

TUPELO — A man in Mississippi has been arrested and accused of sending letters with suspected ricin poison to President Barack Obama and other leaders.   FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said the man was arrested today. His name wasn’t immediately released publicly. However, at least two sources, “NBC News” and the Clarion-Ledger, […] [...]

(VIDEO) Senator: Police have suspect in Wicker ricin mailing

by Associated Press Published: April 17,2013

Tags: FBI, republican, ricin, Roger Wicker, U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senate colleague said. “The person that is a suspect writes a lot of letters to members,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Tuesday as she emerged from a classified briefing. […] [...]

(UPDATE) Wicker: Ricin letter being investigated by Capitol Police, FBI

by Associated Press Published: April 16,2013

Tags: anthrax attacks, ricin, Roger Wicker, U.S. Capitol

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) has issued the following statement regarding a letter sent to his Washington, D.C., office: “This matter is part of an ongoing investigation by the United States Capitol Police and FBI,” Wicker says. “I want to thank our law enforcement officials for their hard work and diligence in keeping those of […] [...]

Congressional incumbents and Romney win in Miss.

by Ross Reily Published: November 7,2012

Tags: elections, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Politics, Roger Wicker, Satan

JACKSON — Two years after booting two incumbents from the U.S. House, Mississippi voters chose stability in 2012 by re-electing all four current congressmen and returning Republican Roger Wicker to the U.S. Senate. The state on Tuesday also delivered all six of its presidential electoral votes to Republican Mitt Romney, as expected. Mississippi has voted […] [...]

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