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Mississippi’s Palazzo Under Fire Amid Obamatrade Indecisiveness

If Watson steps up to run against Palazzo next year, Palazzo will certainly have his work cut out for him. Obamatrade could be the spark that knocks Palazzo and a whole bunch of other squishy Republicans out of office once and for all.

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Boehner Retaliation Haunts Republicans Who Defended, Voted for Him

House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to retaliate, or exact “revenge” as Politico put it, against at least two House Republicans who voted for a Republican alternative is haunting Republicans who supported him conference-wide and sparking a discussion in the party about the role Boehner should play as Speaker—and Republican members should play in challenging his authority.

Chris McDaniel

Mississippi’s Chris McDaniel: Oust Boehner

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is calling on Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill to oust Speaker John Boehner. McDaniel’s conservative ally in the state senate, Sen. Michael Watson, already called on Rep. Steven Palazzo to vote for a Republican alternative to Boehner.

Paper: 'Unbecoming' for Thad Cochran to Refuse to Debate Chris McDaniel

Paper: 'Unbecoming' for Thad Cochran to Refuse to Debate Chris McDaniel

It is “unbecoming” of a member of Congress like Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) to refuse to debate a credible primary challenger like state Sen. Chris McDaniel, a top Mississippi newspaper’s editorial board wrote Sunday. “We understand such decisions are based

Veterans at the Memorial: Showing Us What it Means to be American

Veterans at the Memorial: Showing Us What it Means to be American

WASHINGTON, D.C.–A question Americans should answer for themselves is the one I am thinking through while standing at the National World War II Memorial on the Washington Mall this week. What kind of president doesn’t do everything he can to

Sandy Vote Provides First Primary Target List

Sandy Vote Provides First Primary Target List

Tonight, as expected, the House passed its final package of disaster relief for victims of Superstorm Sandy. The final legislation authorized $50 Billion in “emergency” spending to rebuild from the storm damage, including billions of spending for items unrelated to