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U.S. Senate

Letters to the Editor

Don Mutchler writes to say that elected officials should put the interests of their constituents ahead of their own preferences when it comes to making laws and policy. (June 5, 2013, Page 4A)

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    Senate primary candidates

    Three Republican and three democrats are on the ballot for U.S. Senate race including incumbent Sen. Roger Wicker. Read a little about each candidate in today’s EAGLE. (March 12, 2012, Page 10A)

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      Howorth making way back into public service

      On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate former mayor Richard Howorth to the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority. (March 18, 2011, Page 1A)

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        Adams nominated for U.S. Attorney

        President Barack Obama announced Wednesday his intent to nominate Felicia C. Adams to the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi. Adams is currently an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of Mississippi. (March 3, 2011, Page 1)

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          Local projects squashed by Senate

          When a $1.27 trillion funding bill was killed earlier this month by Republicans trying to rein in spending, Oxford lost $2.8 million it was expecting to get to renovate its aging historic City Hall. Some local transit projects and University of Mississippi initiatives also saw their funding cut as a result of this effort to bring federal spending under control. (December 28, 2010, Page 1)

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            Youth job program in danger

            The Summer Coin program put 1,500 teens to work last summer, keeping them off the streets and allowing them to be vital contributors to their families, all the while learning important life lessons and work ethics that would stay with them for a lifetime.
            While the folks at Three Rivers are hoping to be able to put teens to work again this summer, the necessary funds needed are being tied up in Washington, D.C. (May 13, 2010, Page 1A)

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