Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel endorsed Dr. Kelli Ward for U.S. Senate in an announcement released Tuesday as the former Arizona State Senator seeks to unseat five-term incumbent Sen. John McCain. ”John McCain served our country well a long time ago, putting principles first and refusing to compromise, but now his chief principle is … Continue reading Sen. Chris McDaniel endorses Dr. Kelli Ward in race against Sen. John McCain
BY: Chris McDaniel @senatormcdaniel Though widely misunderstood, passing a bond bill is akin to using a credit card. And this past legislative session, we charged our card in a wild and reckless manner. State government added $582 million to its debt with the passage of two bond bills. In HB 1729, more than $308 million … Continue reading MCDANIEL: Long term impact of corporate welfare is a stagnant economy.
BY: Chris McDaniel @senatormcdaniel As an initial matter, we are all sinners, and I love you all nevertheless. I am here only by the grace of God, ashamed of my own shortcomings, and not in judgment of anyone. But HB 1523 doesn’t address sin. It doesn’t judge. And it doesn’t choose sides in the ongoing … Continue reading MCDANIEL: HB 1523 doesn’t choose sides in debate over same-sex marriage
BY: Chris McDaniel @senatormcdaniel Donald Trump has proven to be a political game changer. His willingness to take on the establishment is inspiring. Along with millions of others, he has garnered my attention. He endorsed me in my race for Senate, and I remain grateful for his support. But his continued insistence on defending … Continue reading MCDANIEL: Trump’s Position on Eminent Domain is Troubling
BY: Chris McDaniel @senatormcdaniel Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were both active in the Revolutionary effort and in the founding of the United States. Later they served under President George Washington, with Jefferson becoming the first Secretary of State and Hamilton the first Secretary of the Treasury. But from the republic's inception, the two harbored … Continue reading MCDANIEL: The Demise of Constitutional Government
Senator Chris McDaniel released the following statement regarding the resignation of U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner: “Speaker Boehner has become a casualty of an unnecessary fight the GOP is having with it’s own base. Republicans took control of the House and Senate with the help of conservatives based on promises to fight … Continue reading McDaniel releases statement on Boehner resignation.
BY: J Craig The political landscape today can be quite confusing and frustrating for some, but conservatives need to get back to the basics. Far too often, those in the political game tend to focus their message on bullying, scare tactics, or divisive talking points. This is turning many people away from politics all together … Continue reading CRAIG: Unity, Decentralization & Conservatism
BY: Chris McDaniel @senatormcdaniel When our Founders crafted the Constitution, they wisely placed “all legislative powers,” that is law-making authority, in the hands of Congress, the representatives of the states and the people. It is not a mistake that Congress and its powers were established in Article One, for it was envisioned as the most … Continue reading MCDANIEL: Three Steps Congress Should Take Immediately to End Regulation Without Representation
BY: Erick Erickson Chris McDaniel ran for the United States Senate as a Republican. He won the Republican Primary in Mississippi, but was thrown into a runoff against Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), the incumbent. During the runoff, the Republican Party in Mississippi and Washington pulled out all the stops to stop McDaniel. They assailed … Continue reading ERICKSON: The Chris McDaniel Legacy Haunts the Republican Party
BY: B. Keith Plunkett | UCF Staff @Keithplunkett Maybe you’ve heard. There is a major GOP presidential candidate coming to the state of Mississippi on Tuesday. But if you are aware, you didn’t get that information from the Mississippi Republican Party. Ted Cruz, a favorite among conservatives, has been drawing huge crowds on his "SEC … Continue reading PLUNKETT: A top-tier presidential candidate is coming to the state. Where’s the Mississippi Republican Party?