WALTERS: Sec. of State Delbert Hosemann’s Politically Selective Oversight is Blatant Hypocrisy

By Ryan Walters | September 27th, 2016 at 6:38 am

BY: Ryan Walters / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Ryan Walters is a life-long Mississippian from Jones County. He is a professor of history holding a bachelor and master’s degree in American history from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of "The Last Jeffersonian: Grover Cleveland and the Path to Restoring the Republic." Find more of his writing at MississippiConservativeDaily.com

Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Delbert Hosemann, Election Reform, Ethics, MS Secretary of State, Politics, Republican, Thad Cochran

Recently, two Jackson-based Republican political operatives, Greg Brand and George Williams, entered no contest pleas for a misdemeanor charge concerning a printed campaign mailer distributed during the 2015 state election cycle. Their target was Madison mayor Mary Hawkins-Butler, who was running in the primary for State Auditor. The mailer ridiculed Hawkins-Butler but was also anonymously […]

To Improve Navy Shipbuiding in Mississippi Sen. Cochran Helping Ingalls Find Subcontractor . . . From China?

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 16th, 2016 at 6:17 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Federal Government, Gulf Coast, Mississippi, National, News, Pascagoula, Public Safety, Thad Cochran, US Congress

Senior executives from a major U.S. defense contractor toured China last month as part of their search for a foreign company to build a dry dock for U.S. Navy ships, with the help of the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The trip raised eyebrows both inside the Pentagon and among experts who don’t believe a […]

Cochran and Childers both on schedule to speak Wednesday at Hobnob Mississippi 2014.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 27th, 2014 at 5:21 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Mississippi Economic Council, Politics, Thad Cochran

The 13th Annual Hobnob Mississippi will be held on Wednesday, October 29 from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Held at the Mississippi Coliseum at the State Fairgrounds in Jackson, Hobnob Mississippi is a fun political rally-styled event that features Mississippi’s statewide elected officials and candidates for statewide office. The event this year will be held inside due […]

Game Changer? Childers becomes first Democrat to sign anti-amnesty pledge.

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 2nd, 2014 at 3:08 pm

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Democrats, Elections, Immigration, Thad Cochran

Mississippi Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Travis Childers today became the first Democrat to sign an anti-amnesty pledge from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a unexpected and extraordinary play that could significantly change the dynamics of his campaign against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS). Childers, a former Congressman, signed the pledge Thursday that was […]

Rewind One-Year: Speculation beginning for possible replacement to Senator Thad Cochran | Mississippi PEP

By MississippI PEP Staff | May 31st, 2013 at 7:09 am

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Filed Under: Delbert Hosemann, Elections, Federal Government, Haley Barbour, Mississippi, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican, Stacey Pickering, Thad Cochran

One year ago today: Harrison: Speculation beginning for possible replacement to Senator Thad Cochran | Mississippi PEP.

Background check bill fails in US Senate.

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 17th, 2013 at 3:49 pm

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Filed Under: Federal Government, Gun Control, Politics, Public Safety, Roger Wicker, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran, US Congress

AP reports: The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Wednesday’s vote was a jarring blow to the drive to curb firearms sparked by December’s massacre of children and staff at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. President Barack Obama […]

Cochran hints at support of “appropriate” gun control.

By MississippI PEP Staff | December 21st, 2012 at 6:31 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Federal Government, Law Enforcement, Politics, Public Safety, Second Amendment, Thad Cochran

Obama is putting together a task force on reducing gun violence. It will consider options that include reinstating the ban on assault weapons, which expired in 2004, and banning high-capacity ammunition clips. Several Mississippi lawmakers would not say whether they would support new gun-control proposals. Republican Rep. Alan Nunnelee of the 1st District opposes reinstating […]

Poll: Is it time for Cochran to go?

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 7th, 2012 at 10:42 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Federal Government, Mississippi, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Retirement, Thad Cochran, US Congress

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Davis: Cochran is Mississippi’s statesman

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 6th, 2012 at 8:55 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Contributor, Doug Davis, Elections, Mississippi, Opinion, Politics, Public Service, Republican, Thad Cochran, US Congress

Follow Doug on Twitter and Facebook  BY: Doug Davis During this political season, let’s step back and look at our nation’s capital. It’s divided. I don’t mean a little divided. It seems as though one side is almost scared to even speak to the other. Even on issues where they agree it seems, at least […]

Top 5 reads of the week for July 22-29

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 29th, 2012 at 9:54 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Chris McDaniel, Contributor, Delbert Hosemann, Education, Elections, Entitlements, Federal Government, Governor, Haley Barbour, health, Immigration, Insurance, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Medicaid, Mike Chaney, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Obamacare, Opinion, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican, Spending, Tate Reeves, Thad Cochran, US Congress

Readers continue to flock to Mississippi PEP to view the original content of our contributors, and our links to top stories from across the state. We expect August will be no different as we prepare to celebrate the first year of Mississippi PEP. That’s right. We’re about to have a birthday! You can follow us […]