Records show Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour out of state a lot _ often campaigning for GOP

Miss. governor has been a frequent traveler

First Lady Michelle Obama takes 2 swings while christening Coast Guard ship in Mississippi

Michelle Obama smashes bubbly for ship christening

Dissing Mississippi? Outside politicians find it’s easy sport, while Miss. bristles

Minn. Dem finds dissing Miss. is easy punchline

Congressman loses bid to become first black Ala. governor; 2 women face off to become NM gov

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

Lawmaker: Miss. Gov. Barbour wrong to ignore slavery in proclaiming Confederate History Month

Miss. Confederate History Month ignores slavery

View from the South: Miss. governor says Virginia’s Confederate History Month is no big deal

Miss. gov says Confederacy flap not worth ‘diddly’

Snubbed Miss. teen to attend soiree by advocacy group known as ‘lesbian prom’

Miss. lesbian teen gets second chance at soiree

Black conservatives in tea party movement oppose taxes, policies of 1st black president

The White House

Judge won’t force Miss. district to hold prom canceled after lesbian asked to bring girlfriend

Judge won’t force Miss. district to hold prom

Miss. officials: Lesbian student’s effort to take girlfriend to prom caused disruptions

Judge hears lesbian teen’s suit to force prom

Health care politics served up Southern-style, causing heartburn for moderate Democrats

Protesters rally outside the White House

Wall scores 7 of 15 in OT, No. 2 Kentucky rallies, downs Mississippi State 75-74 for SEC title

No. 2 Kentucky beats Mississippi St. 75-74 in OT

Ex-Klansman convicted in 1964 killings sues FBI, claims rights were violated

Former Klansman convicted in ‘64 slayings sues FBI

Mississippi governor Barbour says he won’t rule out presidential bid

Mississippi governor discusses potential 2012 bid

Miss. gov gets bill that would requiring prescription for cold medicines used to make meth

Cold meds prescription bill goes to Miss. governor

Bill would make state government numbers, e-mail off-limits to the public; unlikely to pass

Miss. bill would limit public info on government

Bill proposes erasing civil-service job protection for 2 years for many in Miss. government

Bill would erase job protection in Miss. gov’t

Ex-Miss. congressman, youth coach drop assault complaints related to soccer game scuffle

Ex-congressman, youth coach drop assault claims

Miss. lawmaker wants agencies to give to retirement system for part-time, contract workers

Miss. lawmaker eyeing changes in retirement system

Scalia ‘concerned’ about trend to nominate only Supreme Court justices with judge background

Scalia: Varied job experience needed on high court

House Roll Call: How the House voted on jobs plan

House Roll Call: How the House voted on jobs plan

House Roll Call: How they voted on a bill to increase the debt limit by $290 billion

Roll Call: House votes to increase debt limit

Roll Call: How the House voted on a $636 billion defense bill

Roll Call: House passes defense bill

The 395-34 roll call Wednesday by which the House passed a $636 billion defense bill that includes funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and provides a 3.4 percent pay hike for military personnel.

Federal grand jury in Miss. to consider case against 2 men in alleged inmate release scam

2 men accused of conducting inmate release scam

President praises House passage of Wall Street bill, calls for swift congressional action

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