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Stories with person: Jim Hood
  • Democrats try to gain in House as GOP seeks supermajority 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 3:34 pm

    BOONEVILLE, Mississippi - Tracy Arnold had never held elected office before 2011, when the Republican won a House seat that had long been in the hands of Democrats and once epitomized the party's dominance in the state.

  • Hurst spending more on TV advertising than Hood so far 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 6:03 am

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Republican challenger Mike Hurst is spending more on TV advertising, so far, than Democratic incumbent Jim Hood in the Mississippi attorney general's race, according to an independent group's analysis of campaign finance data.

  • Hurst, Hood spar over corruption investigation of ex-chief 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 4:40 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Republican challenger Mike Hurst says he thinks Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's office leaked information years ago to a police chief who was the target of a corruption investigation. But, Democrat Hood's campaign manager says Hurst "has manufactured a complete lie using a defeated sheriff as a mouthpiece."

  • Chaney unopposed as Reform candidate is removed from ballot 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 8:24 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - State election officials Wednesday removed the Reform Party candidate for Mississippi insurance commissioner from the Nov. 3 ballot, saying it was impossible to know whether he had lived in the state long enough to run.