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Sam R. Hall

The Clarion-Ledger

Jackson, MS, United States

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Recent:
  • The Clarion-Ledger
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • ksdk.com
  • Hattiesburg American
  • argusleader

Recent articles by Sam:

Do ICE raids work? And why aren't the companies being prosecuted? It's complicated.

Just hiring undocumented workers isn't enough for companies to be prosecuted. → Read More

5 questions breaking down the Mississippi Republican governor candidates debate

Here are five questions our staff answered in analyzing the debate. → Read More

Help a Pennsylvania 5th grader learn about Mississippi

I've traveled to all 50 states and to countries around the world, but Mississippi is as rich as any place I have ever been. → Read More

Nominate your favorite high school team for Top Team 2019 at Clarion Ledger Sports Awards

Nominations are now being held for the "Top Team: Fan Vote Award," which will be a part of the 2019 Clarion Ledger Sports Awards. → Read More

Ole Miss basketball players kneel during National Anthem on day of pro-Confederate rally

Kneeling was seemingly a counter-protest to the pro-Confederate rally being held at Ole Miss at the same time. → Read More

Mississippi governor's race: Can Bill Waller defeat Tate Reeves and Jim Hood?

​​​​​Bill Waller Jr. took an already exciting 2019 governor’s race and injected an entirely new, more exciting dynamic into it. → Read More

Sam R. Hall: What's important in 2019 should be decided by voters, not politicians.

We want you to decide what candidates should be discussing so we can not only ask them about those areas but plan deeper coverage of those issues. → Read More

Get ready for Black Friday: Where to get Thanksgiving Day paper early throughout Jackson metro

The Clarion-Ledger Thanksgiving Day edition is the largest newspaper of the year. → Read More

Neshoba County Fair highlights: Rankin County Mafia, Carroll County threats and big ears

Political speakers had a lot to say at the Neshoba County Fair on Wednesday. → Read More

Perry Parker leads Michael Guest, Whit Hughes, others in #MS03 fundraising

In three months, candidates for the 3rd Congressional District seat have raised over one million dollars. → Read More

How Thad Cochran's retirement impacts Mississippi midterm elections, political landscape

Whom will Gov. Bryant appoint? Will Chris McDaniel switch races? Can a Democrat win in November? → Read More

Actress Sela Ward's husband running for Senate as Dems hope for Alabama repeat

National Democrats are hoping a bloody GOP primary will give them a shot at an Alabama repeat in the Deep South. → Read More

New poll shows weak Democratic field for 2018, 2019 elections: analysis

Bennie Thompson, Jim Hood only two Democrats polled with significant statewide name ID. → Read More

New poll shows weak Democratic field for 2018, 2019 elections: analysis

Bennie Thompson, Jim Hood only two Democrats polled with significant statewide name ID. → Read More

Miss. gov not interested in Senate run despite urging from Trump, McConnell

Sources close to the governor say Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is the leading candidate to replace Sen. Thad Cochran. → Read More

Bryant not interested in Cochran seat despite urging from Trump, McConnell

Sources close to the governor say Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is the leading candidate to replace Cochran. → Read More

Presley won't run for Senate; new poll shows Wicker with commanding primary lead

As McDaniel's fortunes as GOP primary challenger worsen, Democratic state Rep. David Baria could jump in → Read More

Could Delbert Hosemann or Gregg Harper spoil 2019 governor's race for Tate Reeves?

Recent polling shows Hosemann could be a stronger candidate than Reeves in both primary and general elections. → Read More

Could Delbert Hosemann or Gregg Harper spoil 2019 governor's race for Tate Reeves?

Recent polling shows Hosemann could be a stronger candidate than Reeves in both primary and general elections. → Read More

Tate Reeves, Jim Hood would be close governor's race, according to Millsaps College poll

The college released its second annual State of the State Survey looking at issues facing Mississippi. → Read More