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Joe Biden has another big primary night, wins Mississippi, 3 more states

Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory there, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a serious blow to Sanders and substantially widened Biden’s path to the nomination. Biden again showed strength Tuesday with working-class voters and ...

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Dems in Mississippi primary seek candidate to disrupt Trump

Voters in Mississippi’s Democratic presidential primary Tuesday were choosing between former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, with some saying they see Biden as the best bet to unseat President Donald Trump and others saying they want big changes promised by Sanders. “Anybody who can beat Trump, I’m voting for him,” said retired federal government employee John Walters, ...

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Thompson endorses Biden for President as Mississippi primary nears

Mississippi’s only Democratic congressman said Thursday that he’s endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for president, days ahead of the state’s presidential primary. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson is chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. He is the only African American member of Mississippi’s congressional delegation. Mississippi’s population is about 38 percent African American, and black voters make up a ...

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Joe Biden to visit Jackson on Sunday

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be coming to a Sunday service at the New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, an official said Tuesday. Jerlen Canada, communications director for New Hope, said the church, located at 1555 Beasley Road, expects to get an itinerary from the Biden campaign by Thursday, though Biden is expected to arrive in time for the 9:30 a.m. ...

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DAVID DALLAS: Mississippi Republicans speak on the GOP presidential candidates

Some of the nation’s best and brightest Republican operatives call Mississippi home. Of course, the biggest of the best and brightest is our former Governor and Yazoo City native, Haley Barbour. The former Chairman of the RNC and successful lobbyist, Barbour knows a thing or two about politics. Barbour says there are “no true frontrunners” in the GOP Primary. He ...

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The presidential debates: Game, set, match?

The suspense is so intense you can cut it with a knife. The atmosphere as we move through the month of presidential debates is more riveting than the Super Bowl, The World Series and the NBA Championship game combined. At least that is the case if you are an even marginally engaged political junkie. What makes these 2012 debates take ...

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Banks pledge $20 billion hike in lending to small business

Regions Bank, Wells Fargo and 11 other large banks have committed to increase lending for small businesses by a combined $20 billion over the next three years. The banks made the announcement at a press conference joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills John Asbury, head of Business Services for Regions, said Birmingham-based Regions ...

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