Mississippi GOP leader gets promotion

Mississippi Republican Party chairman Joe Nosef has been elected to serve as vice-chairman of the National Republican Party, leading the southern region. Nosef’s unanimous election came at a meeting of party officials in Washington, D.C., ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. He will lead the southern region alongside national committeewoman Cindy Costa of South Carolina. The announcement came in a tweet from the Mississippi Republican Party’s account Thursday morning.  

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