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In this Jan. 24, 2018 photo, Biloxi Councilman Robert L. Deming poses along Howard Avenue in Biloxi, Miss. Deming is filing papers Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, to challenge U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in south Mississippi's 4th Congressional District. (Amanda McCoy/The Sun Herald via AP)/The Sun Herald via AP)

South Mississippi rep gets multiple GOP primary challengers

Jan. 9, 2020 8:55 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi will face at least three challengers in the party primary as he seeks reelection this year. Friday is the deadline for candidates to file qualifying papers to run for one U.S. Senate seat and four U.S. House seats in Mississippi....

FILE - This file photo combination shows Mike Espy, left, a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary, on Oct. 5, 2018, and U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., on Nov. 5, 2018, both in Jackson, Miss. If Espy and Hyde-Smith win their respective party's primaries, they will face each other in the November 2020 general election. Hyde-Smith defeated Espy in a November 2018 special election. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Mississippi opens qualifying time for federal candidates

Jan. 1, 2020 8:01 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Candidates for federal offices can start filing qualifying papers on Thursday in Mississippi. The state's longest-serving member of Congress, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that he is seeking another two-year term. The state's three...