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Business support can’t overcome voter anger

Taylor, Childers beaten despite significant campaign money from business interests Among the winners of last week’s midterm elections in Mississippi were new Republican congressmen Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo. Butler Snow had a pretty good election, too, but not because of incumbent fatigue. The Ridgeland-based law firm used the campaign finance market saturation model to land on the winning side ...

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Solid business support couldn't save Taylor, Childers

Among the winners of Tuesday night’s midterm elections in Mississippi were new Republican congressmen Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo. Butler Snow had a pretty good election, too, but not because of incumbent fatigue. The Ridgeland-based law firm used the market saturation model to land on the winning side in each of Mississippi’s four congressional races. Butler Snow’s political action committee ...

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2 Miss. House Democrats unseated

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two of the state’s four U.S. House members – conservative Blue Dog Democrats caught in a wave of voter discontent with Washington. Republican Steven Palazzo, a state representative from Biloxi, unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor of Bay St. Louis in the southern 4th District. Republican Alan ...

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Taylor loses House seat after 21 years

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two. Republican Steven Palazzo unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor in the southern 4th Congressional District. Republican Alan Nunnelee defeated Democratic Rep. Travis Childers in the northern 1st District. Childers had held the seat since May 2008. Palazzo, of Biloxi, has been in the state House of ...

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By the numbers: MS congressional races

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Here’s a glance at Mississippi congressional campaign finance reports for money raised and spent through Sept. 30, according to the Federal Election Commission website Monday. Candidates’ reporting deadline was this past Friday. The most dramatic gap is the in the 2nd district, where Bennie Thompson has more than $2 million in cash on hand, while his opponent ...

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Steven Palazzo

Steven Palazzo says his greatest career challenge has been overcoming the fear of failure. However, this certified public accountant, businessman, civic leader and elected official has proven he’s conquered that fear and succeeded in a number of ways. “I have overcome this fear by learning to laugh at myself and not taking things so seriously,” he said. “In life there ...

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