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Stories with person: Haley Barbour
  • Cochran runs ads against 'powerful interests' 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:31 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Out-of-state groups on Monday continued pouring money into Mississippi's Republican primary, criticizing Sen. Thad Cochran for staying in office too long. The six-term lawmaker responded with his own ads against challenger Chris McDaniel.

  • KiOR obtains $25 million to keep operating 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:23 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Alternative-fuel maker KiOR Inc. has borrowed enough money to keep operating through August.

  • GOP titans clash in Mississippi's Senate race 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 4:16 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran is facing his toughest primary challenge in nearly 36 years in the Senate, from a tea party favorite who casts him as an out-of-touch Washington insider. But Cochran is meeting state lawmaker Chris McDaniel's barbs with a potent weapon: the Barbour family's political machine.

  • KiOR idles Lowndes Co. plant 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 7:54 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Alternative-fuel manufacturer KiOR Inc. is idling its $225 million plant in Lowndes County while it tries to raise money for more research and plant improvements, but is warning that it could default on its debts and file for bankruptcy as early as April 1 if unsuccessful.