Emily Wagster Pettus

Mississippi State Capitol Reporter, Associated Press

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State Capitol reporter for the Associated Press in Jackson, Mississippi

Emily Wagster Pettus on KCRW

Just under 7000 votes edged six-term Republican Senator Thad Cochran over the line to victory in his closely watched race yesterday in Mississippi against a more conservative…

A Stunner in Mississippi

Just under 7000 votes edged six-term Republican Senator Thad Cochran over the line to victory in his closely watched race yesterday in Mississippi against a more conservative…

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The recession is wreaking havoc with state governments all over the country by vastly reducing the revenues they depend on from taxes on property, sales and income.  Last night,…

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The recession is wreaking havoc with state governments all over the country by vastly reducing the revenues they depend on from taxes on property, sales and income.  Last night,…

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States all over the country are losing revenue.

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