U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed Becerra confirmation 

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U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed Becerra confirmation 

The U.S. Senate confirmed Becerra Thursday on a 50-49 vote.

By Zac Carlisle

WASHINGTON (WTVA) - Both U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed the confirmation of Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and...

Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

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Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

Congress approved nearly $1.4 billion in border wall funding in December

By Audrey Conklin

A group of 40 GOP senators on Wednesday asked the Government Accountability Office to decide whether President Biden's decision to...

Senate hearing showcases deep partisan divide over LGBTQ legislation

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Senate hearing showcases deep partisan divide over LGBTQ legislation

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle shared personal stories to explain their stances

By Todd Ruger

An extraordinarily large number of members of Congress wanted to testify at the first Senate hearing for a civil rights...

Mississippi Delegation asks IRS to clear tax return backlog

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Mississippi Delegation asks IRS to clear tax return backlog

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WASHINGTON (WJTV) – The Mississippi Delegation sent a letter on Friday to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). They urged the agency to clear a large backlog of 2019 tax returns before the 2020 tax...

Hyde-Smith named top Republican on agriculture subcommittee

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Hyde-Smith named top Republican on agriculture subcommittee

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON — The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. Monday named U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) as the lead Republican of its subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local...

Mississippi gets $20 million to address mental health & substance abuse

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Mississippi gets $20 million to address mental health & substance abuse

By Steven Gagliano

Mississippi will receive over $20.5 million of federal funding to address mental health and substance abuse problems. 

Announced by Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, the state will receive...