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House impeachment managers conclude their first day of opening remarks

The U.S. Senate began hearing opening arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday.

  DECISION 2019: Mississippi voters head to the polls to elect offices statewide

WATCH: Vice President Mike Pence speaks at campaign rally for Tate Reeves

  Pres. Trump makes stop in Tupelo ahead of Miss. Governor race

  Party leaders hoping for late bump from President Trump’s rally in Tupelo

Waller will not endorse candidate in general election

INTERACTIVE MAP: See Mississippi’s gubernatorial vote county-by-county

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  Reeves, Waller race comes to head on election day in Miss.

  Reeves, Waller visit Desoto County ahead of runoff election in Mississippi Republican gubernatorial race

  Miss. Governor primary still up for grabs

  Robert Foster endorses Bill Waller for Mississippi governor

  GOP race for Mississippi governor a close call on election day

WMC and the Commercial Appeal holding Memphis mayoral debate in September

  What to expect from Tuesday’s Republican gubernatorial debate

The three Republican candidates for Governor will face off in a primary debate tomorrow night.

Mississippi primary election laws: What you need to know

Mississippi's primary elections are just a few weeks away, and we're breaking down what you need to know about the state's election laws.

  ‘My truck...my rules’: Mississippi politician appears on CNN to defend decision to deny interview to female reporter

“This is my truck, and in my truck we go by my rules and that’s my rule,” said Mississippi state Rep. Robert Foster during a live phone interview on CNN.

  Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote

Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate of scandals

  Republicans discuss future of house speaker amid scandals

  Senate leader won’t call for TN House speaker’s resignation

  Senator Lamar Alexander discusses lowering health care costs

  School voucher bill passes in Tennessee House by 2 votes

  Tennessee lawmakers pushing for disaster funding

Tate Reeves officially kicks off gubernatorial campaign

  MS Gubernatorial candidates debate on MSU campus

Republican candidates for Mississippi's next governor squared off Tuesday night.

  Mueller report could impact 2020 election

The preliminary results of the Mueller investigation could no doubt have impacts years down the road.

Parody account soars in popularity following lawsuit

Congressman Devin Nunes makes a parody account he cites in a lawsuit against Twitter more popular than himself.

  Memphis Rep. Steve Cohen encourages abolishing Electoral College

This week saw yet another push from Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen and some Democratic Presidential candidates to abolish the Electoral College.

Police create fake wall to stop pro-Trump graffiti artist

Police build a wall in ironic trap for graffiti artist leaving pro-Trump messages on subway walls.

  Memphis Democratic lawmaker supports controversial heartbeat bill

A Memphis lawmaker is getting heat for supporting a controversial abortion bill in the Tennessee General Assembly.

  Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee delivers State of the State address

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is changing up the annual State of the State address this year.

  TN Gov. Bill Lee to deliver State of the State on Monday

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will deliver his first State of the State address next week and will unveil his first budget proposal.

  Mid-South lawmakers working to negotiate funding to prevent another shutdown

The federal government is open for now. Now, a select group of lawmakers must strike a deal in the coming weeks to avoid another shutdown.

  Paul Rose claims victory as Republican candidate in primary race for Senate seat

The match-up for the March special election to fill former State Senator Mark Norris' District 32 seat is now set. District 32 covers Eastern Shelby County and Tipton County.

  Election Day: Thursday is special primary election for Tennessee State Senate District 32

Voters in Tipton County and parts of eastern Shelby County are picking their candidate for State Senate District 32.

  Federal workers struggle to make ends meet during shutdown

A Mid-South man who works for the IRS says his family is struggling to make payments.

  Bill pushes to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee

Could Tennessee join the 33 other states that have legalized medical marijuana?

  TN senator says compromise could help end shutdown

Tennessee's newest U.S. Senator was sworn in Thursday while another called for compromise amidst the ongoing government shutdown.

Petal mayor pulls out of race for governor after wife’s cancer diagnosis

Petal Mayor Hal Marx announced Thursday he is pulling out of the race for Mississippi governor to support his wife as she fights cancer.

  Sen. Lamar Alexander encourages bipartisan cooperation to end government shutdown

As the partial government shutdown enters a twelfth day, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is pushing all sides to resolve their issues.

Tennessee gov to decide on Senate bid after leaving office

Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he will decide whether to run for an open U.S. Senate seat sometime after leaving office next month

  Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as Mississippi’s 1st woman elected to Senate

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Mississippi, was sworn in Monday as the first woman elected to represent Mississippi in Washington.

GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee says he will not seek re-election in 2020

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee says he is not running for re-election in 2020

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee says he is not running for re-election in 2020

  Governor-elect Bill Lee shares his vision for Memphis

Tennessee Governor-Elect Bill Lee was in Memphis on Thursday as the keynote speaker at an annual luncheon put on by the Greater Memphis Chamber.

  'An inspiration’: Mid-South politicians remember George H.W. Bush

Across the nation and around the world, condolences continue to pour in for the nation's 41st president, George H.W. Bush.

  Cindy Hyde-Smith becomes first female senator of Mississippi

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith beat Democrat Mike Espy in Tuesday's runoff election, becoming Mississippi's first female senator.

President Trump, Cindy Hyde-Smith take the stage at Biloxi campaign rally

The moment that so many people have been waiting for is finally here. President Trump arrived at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi for the campaign rally for Cindy Hyde-Smith.

  President Trump tells Mississippi crowd Cindy Hyde-Smith is ‘America First’ candidate

One day before Mississippi’s special runoff election for U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump is visiting the Magnolia state to campaign for Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

  Mike Espy, Cindy Hyde-Smith debate Tuesday night for U.S. Senate seat

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy are set to debate tonight for the Mississippi Senate special election runoff.

  Marsha Blackburn defeats Phil Bredesen to win U.S. Senate seat

Republican Marsha Blackburn is projected to win the U.S. Senate seat, beating out Democrat opponent Phil Bredesen, according to NBC News.

  Political analyst weighs in on first Tennessee gubernatorial debate

Tennessee's top gubernatorial candidates faced off Tuesday night in the first of three debates before the November election.

Republicans cast straw poll ballots at the Peabody

Downtown Memphis is buzzing with political anticipation of who Southern Republicans believe can fill the seat in the White House in 2008. But what makes this year different is this is the first year

Joe Birch's exclusive interview with the Senate Majority Leader

Forty percent of the 2,000 GOP faithful attending the Southern Republican Leadership Conference come from Tennessee. They'll hold a straw poll tomorrow night to gauge which presidential hopefuls are strongest