Posts Tagged ‘U.S. House of Representatives’

Congressman Nunnelee regaining speech after brain surgery

HOUSTON, Texas — Mississippi Congressman Alan Nunnelee’s staff says the lawmaker’s speech is improving but he continues to have difficulty with mobility on the left side of his body nearly two weeks after brain surgery. His office said that the 55-year-old Republican will continue speech and mobility rehabilitation for about another two weeks in Texas. […] [...]

Democratic candidates faceoff for seat in U.S. House

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Two Democrats face off Tuesday for their party’s nomination in the 3rd Congressional District. The House district, which crosses all or parts of 24 counties stretching from Starkville southwest through Natchez, goes to the polls to choose between Doug Magee of Mendenhall and Dennis Quinn of Magnolia. Magee, a 72-year-old semi-retired lawyer […] [...]

Brain surgery affects Nunnelee’s speech, mobility

HOUSTON, Texas — Brain surgery on a Republican congressman from north Mississippi has at least temporarily harmed his ability to talk and move the left side of his body. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo had surgery Monday at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, to remove a small mass on […] [...]

Ag commissioners visit border, see need for immigration reform

SOUTH TEXAS  — Agricultural leaders from states far from the U.S.-Mexico border, including Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith, visited Texas yesterday and said they are more convinced than ever of the need for immigration reform after a tour of border security operations in the Rio Grande Valley. The eight state agriculture commissioners who joined Texas […] [...]

Cochran supports House’s version of flood insurance bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is praising the passage of legislation in the House of Representatives that, like a Senate-passed bill he helped write, would protect homeowners, businesses and communities from unreasonable flood insurance premiums without jeopardizing the stability of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Cochran said the Homeowner Flood Insurance […] [...]

Brown’s nomination for federal judgeship to be considered

WASHINGTON — The nomination of Jackson attorney Debra M. Brown to a federal judgeship in north Mississippi is scheduled to be considered by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Brown’s nomination is one of four before the committee, which meets at 8:30 a.m. CDT. Her confirmation hearing was held earlier this month. President Barack […] [...]

Polk, Palazzo honored

Longtime Magee businessman John Polk and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo were honored recently as alumni of the year by the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Polk, retired executive of Polk Meat Products and newly elected state senator, received the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Palazzo, who is serving his […] [...]

Huckabee stumping for Nunnelee

TUPELO — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says fellow Republican Alan Nunnelee would be North Mississippi’s friend in Congress because he would not support Democrat Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. Nunnelee is running for the U.S. House seat held since 2008 by Democrat Travis Childers. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Huckabee spoke […] [...]

McGlowan making run for Congress

OXFORD — Conservative author and TV commentator Angela McGlowan says she is running for Congress in North Mississippi. She held a news conference yesterday in Oxford to announce that she’s seeking the Republican nomination. The GOP is hoping to unseat Democrat Travis Childers, who has held the 1st District seat since mid-2008. McGlowan faces state […] [...]

Ross to kick off run for Congress

by Published: January 29,2010

Tags: Congress, elections, U.S. House of Representatives

EUPORA — Former Eupora mayor and judge Henry Ross has scheduled stops across North Mississippi Feb. 2 to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Congress in Mississippi’s 1st District. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that Ross will launch his campaign with a bus tour with stops in Hernando, Corinth, Tupelo and Columbus. […] [...]

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