Rank #1: E14 Engaging Young Voters
Arekia Bennett, executive director of Mississippi Votes, joins host Adam Ganucheau to discuss the group's efforts to register millennials to vote in Mississippi and keep them engaged civically ahead of the 2018 midterms.
Aug 17 2018
Rank #2: E49 The Man Who Uses “Alternative Data” to Shape Narratives
Mississippi Today investigative reporter Anna Wolfe joins host Adam Ganucheau to discuss her series on Mimmo Parisi, sharing insights and recordings that shed light on Parisi’s use of Mississippians’ personal information and “alternative data” to make the state look “bigger and better” than national statistics typically do.
Apr 19 2019
Rank #3: E100 Behind the scenes: Covering the coronavirus outbreak in Mississippi
Mississippi Today health care reporter Erica Hensley answers key questions about the coronavirus pandemic in Mississippi and discusses what it’s like covering the crisis on a daily basis.
Apr 06 2020
Rank #4: E13 Fact-checking Mike Espy and Cindy Hyde-Smith
U.S. Senate candidates Mike Espy and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith delivered speeches last week at the Neshoba County Fair. Host Adam Ganucheau combs through the speeches and adds context to many of their comments.
Aug 09 2018
Rank #5: E77 Jim Hood discusses campaign strategy, Tate Reeves and working across the aisle
Attorney General Jim Hood, the Democratic nominee for governor, joins Mississippi Today political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss his campaign, running against Tate Reeves and how he'd work across party lines to implement policy changes in Mississippi.
Oct 28 2019
Rank #6: E36 Legislature 101
Jan 18 2019
Rank #7: E88 Delbert Hosemann casts party aside, says he'll serve underrepresented Mississippians
Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann joins Mississippi Today political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the Legislature in 2020 and how he feels "a heavy weight" to represent Mississippians who have little trust in state government.
Jan 13 2020
Rank #8: E92 ‘This is a sad day for Mississippi politics’: GOP lawmakers rip Speaker Gunn over paycheck decision
Newly elected Reps. Billy Andrews and Dale Goodin join Mississippi Today political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss Speaker Philip Gunn’s decision, which was re-enforced by the House Appropriations Committee, to force four state retirees to choose between giving up their pensions or resigning from office.
Feb 10 2020
Rank #9: E79 How Jim Hood lost the 2019 governor’s race
Brannon Miller, director of voter targeting for Chism Strategies who worked for Jim Hood’s campaign, discusses how Hood lost the governor’s race to Tate Reeves and what lessons Democrats in Mississippi can take from 2019.
Nov 11 2019
Rank #10: E48 Steve Holland: From Republican to Democrat to Independent
Mississippi Today politics reporters Bobby Harrison and Larrison Campbell talk to nine-term state Rep. Steve Holland about his recent decision to run as an Independent and what it says about changes in the Democratic party.
Apr 12 2019
Rank #11: E62 The Candidates: Bill Waller Jr.
Republican candidate for governor Bill Waller Jr. joins host Adam Ganucheau and political reporters Larrison Campbell and Bobby Harrison to discuss his ideas for Mississippi, his thought on GOP frontrunner Tate Reeves, and whether Mississippi is on the right track.
Jul 15 2019
Rank #12: E78 What to expect in the 2019 governor's race
Nov 04 2019
Rank #13: E18 On the Trail with Cindy Hyde-Smith
Mississippi Today reporter Larrison Campbell joins host Adam Ganucheau to detail how Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is running against her opponents this fall.
Sep 14 2018
Rank #14: E81 Rick Cleveland discusses what the Egg Bowl means to Mississippi
Rick Cleveland, who has written about Mississippi sports for 54 years, joins Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss the Egg Bowl rivalry between Mississippi State and Ole Miss.
Nov 25 2019
Rank #15: E97 In Senate race, Mike Espy seeks to build ‘greatest coalition in Mississippi’s history’
Mississippi Today political reporter break down the 2020 primaries, and Mike Espy, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, lays out his strategy for defeating Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in November.
Mar 16 2020
Rank #16: E39 The Politics of Abortion
Mississippi Today political reporter Larrison Campbell joins host Adam Ganucheau to break down the political implications of Republicans pushing the nation's strictest abortion ban in a statewide election year.
Feb 08 2019
Rank #17: E99 Gov. Tate Reeves discusses whether Mississippi is prepared for worst-case coronavirus scenario
In a 45-minute interview, Gov. Tate Reeves answers questions about decisions he’s made as the coronavirus has spread in Mississippi, how prepared the state of Mississippi is for a “worst-case scenario,” how he believes politics has played into criticism he’s received, and whether this health care crisis has changed his perspective on Medicaid expansion.
Mar 30 2020
Rank #18: E12 Chris McDaniel Factcheck
U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel gave a 17-minute speech this week at the Neshoba County Fair. Host Adam Ganucheau combs through the speech and adds context to many of McDaniel’s comments.
Aug 03 2018
Rank #20: E57 The Legacy of Thad Cochran
Mississippi Today reporters Larrison Campbell, Bobby Harrison and Adam Ganucheau discuss the life and legacy of Sen. Thad Cochran and the state’s political landscape he helped create.
Jun 10 2019