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Honorable Mention: Pro-Business wants go unheard by State’s voters

National wave of anti-everything swept through Mississippi Unless your name was Bennie Thompson, November’s midterm elections in Mississippi were a bad time to be a Democratic incumbent. First District Rep. Travis Childers, D-Booneville, lost after serving only one term. Gene Taylor, D-Bay St. Louis, lost after having represented the Fourth District for more than 20 years. Childers and Taylor both lost ...

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2 tight congressional races drive Miss. voting

JACKSON — Voting was expected to be brisk Tuesday in two of Mississippi’s four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. In the northern 1st District, Democrat Travis Childers of Booneville is trying to hold onto the U.S. House seat he first won in a ...

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