Tag Archives: 2012 presidential election

Mississippi notable for its 2012 ‘blueness,’ Rove says

November 8, 2012

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Sakes alive! Mississippi’s turning blue? Not really – but it did make “blue” history of sorts in Tuesday’s presidential election. It had the distinction of being only one of two states to go a bit more blue than in the 2008 election, GOP strategist Karl Rove notes his post-election assessment of nationwide voting. Here is […]

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GOP comes to Mississippi

March 12, 2012

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Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are all vying for Mississippi votes ahead of tomorrow’s critical primary. The three candidates made sure the Magnolia State was thoroughly courted last week with campaign stops across the state from Tupelo to Gulfport. National polling has Romney out front at 35% following a Thursday endorsement by Gov. […]

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Thigpen: “Barbour is ready to fly”

March 16, 2011

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By Stephen McDill JACKSON- In MBJ-TV’s final installment this week of the Forest Thigpen interview, the president of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy chimes in on the biggest political question of the year: will Haley Barbour make a play for the White House? “I’ve compared it to- what he seems to being doing now- […]

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