Mike Espy

Espy Paid Off $267,000 Tax Debt Shortly After Lobbying for Ivory Coast Despot

Mississippi Senate candidate downplays ties to African strongman accused of crimes against humanity

Mike Espy, the Democrat vying to capture a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi, paid off more than $267,000 in outstanding income taxes shortly after undertaking a lucrative lobbying contract with an African despot accused of crimes against humanity.

Espy Denied Employee’s Promotion Due to Child’s Preexisting Condition

Department of Agriculture lost disability discrimination fight during Espy's tenure

As secretary of agriculture, Mike Espy fought to block the promotion of a department employee because his young daughter's preexisting heart condition was believed to be a potential financial burden on the government, according to documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

Schumer-Linked Super PAC Invests $500,000 to Boost Espy in Mississippi

Senate Majority PAC launches statewide ad buy to ensure Democratic victory

A super PAC linked to Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) is making a last-minute investment in Mississippi to bolster Mike Espy, the Democratic Party's nominee for U.S. Senate, ahead of the Nov. 27 special election runoff.

Pro-Life Group Targets Espy Over ‘Extreme’ Abortion Views

Espy favored unmitigated abortion while serving in Congress

One of the nation's largest pro-life organizations is launching a campaign targetting Mike Espy, the Democratic Party's nominee for U.S. Senate in Missisissipi, for his long-standing pro-choice record.

Former Agriculture Secretary Under Bill Clinton Enters Mississippi Senate Race

Democrats hope Mike Espy, who has history of corruption charges, can win them seat in deep South

The entrance of Mike Espy, former secretary of agriculture under President Bill Clinton, into the special election to serve the remainder of resigning Sen. Thad Cochran's (R.) term in Mississippi has reignited Democrats' hopes of snatching another Senate seat in the deep South.