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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Oct 26, 2020

Congressman Bennie Thompson joins Mississippi Today Editor-in-Chief Adam Ganucheau in an hour-long discussion about why race is a difficult but important conversation to have in Mississippi. He also talks in detail about the U.S. Senate election between Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy.

Oct 19, 2020

Mississippi author Kiese Laymon joined Mississippi Today Managing Editor Kayleigh Skinner to discuss race and politics in Mississippi, including the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy.

Oct 12, 2020

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who has laid low in the 2020 U.S. Senate race against Democrat Mike Espy, appeared in at least two open-to-the-public events last week. With just three weeks from Election Day, Mississippi Today Editor in Chief Adam Ganucheau and senior political reporter Geoff Pender discuss Hyde-Smith's strategy...

Oct 5, 2020

Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy has said he believes his formula for success in the Nov. 3 general election against Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is a 3% increase from the 2018 special election in Black voter turnout, and a 4% increase in his support among white voters.

Rep. Zakiya Summers and Sen. Sollie...