Bracey Harris Mississippi Clarion Ledger Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 23, 2018 National polling show Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy’s platforms on education, the economy and social issues are likely to shape the voting patterns of younger Mississippians casting ballots in the state’s U.S. Senate runoff election. Although candidates’ visions for addressing quality-of-life issues, such as the economy and health care, are also important to the state’s older voting base, some concerns, such as student loan forgiveness, are more pressing to Mississippi's youngest voting bloc. More: Senate runoff brings spike in last-minute donations and more than $2.6M in outside spending Mississippians ages to 18 to 34 comprise almost a quarter of the state's population. And campaigns have taken note by bringing their ground game to college campuses and flooding social media with political ads. The Clarion Ledger reviewed national surveys highlighting the top concerns … [Read more...] about #Mssen: Espy, Hyde-Campaigns work to reach young voters in runoff
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Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press Updated 12:16 am CST, Monday, November 12, 2018 President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP In this Nov. 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington. In this Nov. 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading
Scott Gleeson USA TODAY Published 6:47 AM EST Nov 6, 2018 In honor of Election Day, here are 12 sports figures who could excel running political campaigns and governing the people. LeBron James The Los Angeles Lakers forward and part-time TV producer was politically active long before he came to Hollywood, where his voice can be heard even louder. James speaks up on issues of racial inequality. He's used his platform to press for change with the Trayvon Martin case, the Donald Sterling racism saga, the Michael Brown verdict and the death of Eric Garner. That's carried over into his television career where he's co-produced the sports and politics documentary "Shut Up and Dribble." The three-time champion has a unique ability to engage with the community, evidenced by the summer opening of his "I Promise School" for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio. James, who endorsed Hillary Clinton's campaign in 2016, also hasn't been afraid to … [Read more...] about 2018 election: These pro sports figures would make great politicians
close Video Feinstein: There is frustration over this nomination process Delivering her opening statement at the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Sen. Dianne Feinstein calls for more time for lawmakers to prepare questions. **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Feinstein releases cryptic statement about Kavanaugh - I’ll Tell You What: A storms a brewin’ - Fox Poll: Blackburn up three in Tennessee Senate race - New Yorkers hit the polls to decide Cuomo vs. Nixon - We have so many questionsFEINSTEIN RELEASES CRYPTIC STATEMENT ABOUT KAVANAUGHFox News: “Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Thursday threw a cryptic curveball at Brett Kavanaugh, insinuating the Supreme Court nominee could be guilty of a crime even as Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee seek to delay his confirmation. The vague accusation comes after the Senate Judiciary Committee already grilled Kavanaugh and … [Read more...] about Feinstein releases cryptic statement about Kavanaugh
close Video Lessons from Ohio's special election Razor-thin margin between Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O'Connor in Ohio's 12th Congressional District; reaction and analysis from the 'Fox News @ Night' panel. **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Will Trump’s GOP give candidates room to maneuver? - Time Out: ‘Just as soon as I see Jesus’ - Trumpland puts a positive spin on losing the House - Trump: Stripped clearance punishment for Russia probe - Confucius says, ‘Gimmie that cheddar’ WILL TRUMP’S GOP GIVE CANDIDATES ROOM TO MANEUVER?David Joyce represents a tricky patch of northeastern Ohio. The Republican’s district was a perfect fit for the former GOP coalition: a blend of the wealthiest Cleveland suburbs on Lake Erie east of the city and of rural and small-town precincts stretching all the way to the Pennsylvania … [Read more...] about Will Trump’s GOP give candidates room to maneuver?