Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amy McGrath slammed her Republican opponent, Mitch McConnell who was absent from a Monday forum broadcast on statewide TV while pushing through Amy Coney Barrett's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation.
Mississippi lawmakers are considering what could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the country. Bills that passed legislative committees Tuesday would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50-states, suggested the government get out of the marriage business altogether.