University of Mississippi
Professor of Political Science at the University of Mississippi
Mississippi Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was caught on tape saying that if one of her big supporters invited her to a public hanging, she’d be there in the front row.
Nov. 27, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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…
Jun. 25, 2014from To the Point
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?
Jul. 5from Left, Right & Center
In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.
Jun. 24from To the Point
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…
Jul. 19from Left, Right & Center
America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?
Jun. 13from To the Point
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point