Espy finally lands support from national Democrats in Senate race. Is it too late?

As the national Democratic Party apparatus pumped manpower and money into U.S. Senate races across the country earlier this cycle, Mississippi candidate Mike Espy lamented his campaign was overlooked and neglected, even as he appeared to gain momentum in his challenge of incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Espy likened his campaign to Mississippi being the […]

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The Lincoln Project to support Democrat Mike Espy in Mississippi Senate race

The Lincoln Project, a group of Republicans opposed to President Trump, plans to support Democratic Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy against incumbent Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the final month of a race that has otherwise seen scant national attention or outside spending. “We’re going in there,” said Lincoln Project co-founder Rick Wilson, a […]

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Joe Biden endorses Mike Espy in Mississippi U.S. Senate race

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday endorsed Mississippi U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy. “A lifelong Mississippian, Mike Espy has spent his career working to improve the lives of Mississippi’s working families,” Biden said. “From his times as the first Black congressman from Mississippi since Reconstruction to his critical leadership as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture […]

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‘Espy is a better candidate’: Stuart Stevens discusses Mississippi’s Senate race

Editor’s note: We asked several Mississippi politicos, two months from Election Day, to share their thoughts on the 2020 U.S. Senate race between Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy. Click here to read to the list of expert opinions. Stuart Stevens, a Jackson native, is a best-selling author and longtime Republican political consultant who has […]

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