Debbie Elliott

Debbie Elliott appears in the following:

Trump's Impeachment Trial Could Hurt Sen. Jones' Reelection Bid

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We examine how a vulnerable Democrat from Alabama is approaching President Trump's impeachment trial. Senator Doug Jones is up for reelection in a state where Trump has a 59% approval rating.

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A 3-Decade-Long Water Dispute Heads To The Supreme Court

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Georgia and Florida have been waging a decades-long legal battle over water resources. It's a problem likely to intensify in other areas as the climate warms.

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Alabama, Louisiana And South Dakota Sue To Block Equal Rights Amendment

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Alabama, Louisiana and South Dakota have sued to block the implementation of the Equal Rights Amendment. The push began in 1972 and now attorneys general in these states claim it's a belated attempt.

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Florida Questions Gun Rules After Deadly Shooting At Pensacola Naval Base

Friday, December 13, 2019

In the wake of last week's deadly shootings at a Naval base in Pensacola, Fla., state authorities are considering changing a rule that allowed the Saudi gunman to legally purchase a handgun.

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FBI Investigating Pensacola Shooting

Saturday, December 07, 2019

The FBI is investigating a deadly shooting Friday at a military base in Florida. Officials say the gunman was a member of the Saudi Air Force in training at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

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Authorities Investigating A Shooting At The Naval Air Station In Pensacola, Fla.

Friday, December 06, 2019

In Florida, authorities are investigating a shooting at the Naval Air Station Pensacola. Four people died, including the gunman. It's the second shooting at U.S. Navy base this week.

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Shooting At Naval Air Station Pensacola

Friday, December 06, 2019

Early Friday morning, authorities responded to an active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. Four people were killed — including the gunman.

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Fisheries And Fishermen Hard Hit By Decline Of Oysters On Gulf Coast

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Record flooding on the Mississippi River sent too much fresh water into the Gulf of Mexico, killing oysters and crippling other seafood harvests that depend on saltwater to survive.

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Some Alabama Voters Surprised By Jeff Sessions' Potential Senate Comeback

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Former Alabama Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to run for his old Senate seat. His clashes with President Trump cloud his political future.

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Jeff Sessions Wants To Return To The Senate, GOP Sources Say

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Republican sources say ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to return to the Senate. He was a key Trump supporter but the relationship soured when Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe.

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Jeff Sessions Expected To Announce A Comeback Bid For Alabama Senate Seat

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Two GOP sources say they expect former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to announce a comeback Senate bid in Alabama before Friday's deadline. Sessions was one of President Trump's earliest supporters.

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Trump Rallies For Republicans In Mississippi

Saturday, November 02, 2019

President Trump rallied in Tupelo Friday in a bid to boost the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who is in a tight race against Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood.

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News Brief: House Passes Resolution On Impeachment, Zelenskiy Profile, Mississippi

Friday, November 01, 2019

The House passed a resolution formalizing its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Also, a profile of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and a preview of a Trump rally in Mississippi.

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Mississippi Governor Election Preview

Friday, November 01, 2019

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican, and Democrat Attorney General Jim Hood are vying to be the state's next governor in Tuesday's election. Some say the race is surprisingly competitive.

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5 Decades Later, New Communities Land Trust Still Helps Black Farmers

Thursday, October 03, 2019

October marks the 50th anniversary of a pioneering effort to provide a safe haven for black farmers evicted from their land as punishment for participating in the civil rights movement.

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Black Voters Sue Over Mississippi's Jim Crow-Era Election Law

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Four African Americans are suing over a Jim Crow-era election rule that requires statewide officeholders to win a majority of the popular vote and at least 62 of 122 Mississippi state house districts.

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Florida Breathes A Collective Sigh Of Relief As Hurricane Dorian Moves North

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is dumping huge amounts of rain as it travels up from Florida and into Georgia. The large volume of rain combined with possible storm surges could produce inland flooding.

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Florida And North Carolina Prepare For Hurricane Dorian As Storm Moves North

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Hurricane Dorian's powerful winds and heavy rains have lashed the Bahamas for days. Now the storm is moving very slowly towards the north. People from Florida to North Carolina are preparing.

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'Why Don't Y'all Let That Die?' Telling The Emmett Till Story In Mississippi

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Emmett Till's 1955 lynching propelled the civil rights movement, but telling his story underscores a reluctance for some in Mississippi "to come to grips with its history of racial brutality."

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Families Affected By Mississippi ICE Raids Scramble To Find Support

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

After last week's ICE raids at poultry plants, families in Carthage, Miss., try to navigate a path forward with the help of a local church, immigration lawyers and social workers.

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