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Matt Kibbe

Politics really is broken, so let’s finish the job, President-Elect Trump

Matt Kibbe,   Well, it’s finally over, and yet it’s only just beginning. In one of the unexpected upsets in modern history, Donald Trump is going to be the next President of the United States. In some ways, this result is the fulfillment of the political discontent that first began to manifest itself as the tea party in 2008,

Tea party questions Barbour’s role in senate race

 Haley Barbour almost certainly isn’t running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state’s battle for the GOP Senate nomination. Barbour is the patriarch of a politically savvy family driving Sen. Thad Cochran’s bid for a seventh

McDaniel, Tea Party gearing up for June 24 runoff v. Cochran

 The showdown between Sen. W. Thad Cochran (R.-Miss.) and his Mississippi GOP Tea Party challenger was not resolved in the June 3 primary with neither candidate winning at least 50 percent of the vote. “What a wonderful night!” said state Sen. Christopher B. McDaniel to a crowd of more than 1,000 supporters at the Hattiesburg