Rank #1: 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 #2: E73 How is Jim Hood Doing With Black Voters?
Democratic state Rep. Robert Johnson joins Mississippi Today political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss whether Jim Hood's moderate views on some issues will affect the decisions of the Democratic Party's base: African American voters.
Sep 30 2019
Rank #3: E50 Jim Hood's Path to the Governor's Mansion
Political data strategist Brannon Miller of Chism Strategies joins host Adam Ganucheau to lay out the data that could lead Jim Hood to the Governor's Mansion in 2019.
Apr 26 2019
Rank #4: E64 Previewing the Partisan Fight in November
Political commentators Austin Barbour and Brandon Jones join host Adam Ganucheau to discuss both major parties' place in 2019 and how the intrigue of national partisanship will influence the 2019 statewide races in Mississippi.
Jul 29 2019
Rank #5: 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 #6: E2 The Groundwork
Adam talks to Stuart Stevens, nationally recognized political strategist, about the 2018 midterms in Mississippi.
May 30 2018
Rank #7: E60 2019 Candidates Enter Crunch Time
Political reporter Bobby Harrison joins host Adam Ganucheau to discuss the biggest storylines in the final days of the 2019 statewide primary season.
Jul 01 2019
Rank #8: E36 Legislature 101
Jan 18 2019
Rank #9: E72 The Debate About The Debates
Nathan Shrader, chair of the Department of Government and Politics at Millsaps College, joins political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss why candidates are often coy about debating each other during close elections.
Sep 23 2019
Rank #10: E71 Frontage Road Investigation: Did Tate Reeves Violate Ethics Clause of State Constitution?
Days after Jim Hood released the findings of his 14-month investigation into whether Lt. Gov. Tate Reeve exerted political pressure to MDOT to construct a $2 million frontage road near his neighborhood, former Supreme Court Justice Ed Pittman, who reviewed the investigation, joins Mississippi Today reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to discuss whether Reeves might have violated the state Constitution's ethics clause.
Sep 16 2019
Rank #11: 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 #12: E58 How a Jim Crow Law Could Sway 2019 Election
Political reporter Bobby Harrison joins Adam Ganucheau to discuss how a federal lawsuit challenging the Jim Crow era law that dictates how statewide candidates are elected in Mississippi could affect the 2019 elections.
Jun 17 2019
Rank #13: E69 The 2019 General Election Field is Set
Gerald Harris, political reporter at WJTV, joins Mississippi Today reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison to break down the 2019 statewide general elections.
Sep 02 2019
Rank #14: E17 A Path for Espy and Baria?
Political strategist Brannon Miller of Chism Strategies joins host Adam Ganucheau to lay out the numbers behind the effort to boost Democrats Mike Espy and David Baria against Republican incumbents in the November midterms.
Sep 07 2018
Rank #15: E70 What Bill Waller’s Non-Endorsement of Tate Reeves Means for November
Mississippi Today politics reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison discuss Bill Waller’s refusal to endorse GOP nominee Tate Reeves.
Sep 09 2019
Rank #16: 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
Rank #17: 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 #18: E74 What does the Trump endorsement of Tate Reeves mean for November?
Mississippi Today political reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison discuss a newsy week in the governor's race, including Trump's endorsement of Reeves, the upcoming debate between Reeves and Hood, and a federal case that could change everything in November.
Oct 07 2019
Rank #19: E6 Setting the Field
Who has the best shot at winning the GOP third congressional and Democratic Senate runoffs on June 26? Who’s backing the candidates? What candidates have the most cash to blow? Host Adam Ganucheau and Mississippi Today reporter Bobby Harrison break it all down.
Jun 22 2018
Rank #20: E40 Mississippi Governor Bill Waller?
Mississippi Today political reporter Bobby Harrison joins host Adam Ganucheau to discuss Waller's chances at beating Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves in the Republican primary and Attorney General Jim Hood in the general election.
Feb 15 2019