Marvin King

University of Mississippi

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Professor of Political Science at the University of Mississippi

Marvin King on KCRW

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.

Racially insensitive comment from Republican candidate throws Mississippi senate race into question

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.

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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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