Mississippi

138,000 Poor, Mostly Black Mississippians Are Suffering Because Their Governor Played Politics With Their Health
October 29, 2014

Expanded Medicaid would have cost ZERO dollars for the next couple years. 

Here's Proof That the Anti-Abortion Movement Is Winning
Anti-abortion restrictions slowed down in 2014. That's not good news.
July 30, 2014

Anti-abortion restrictions slowed down in 2014. That's not good news.

Black Voters Saved Thad Cochran and the GOP Establishment. Here's What Republicans Owe Them In Return.
June 25, 2014

A modest proposal for establishment Republicans to do right by their saviors.

Chris McDaniel Is the Latest Manifestation of the GOP's White Reactionary Problem
June 04, 2014

If Chris McDaniel becomes a senator it won't change much about U.S. policy, but it's a damning reflection of the American right.

Mississippi's Sex-Ed Classes Teach Kids That Homosexuality Is Illegal, Even Though It Isn't
April 07, 2014

Even though the Supreme Court has voided the state law against it.

Bad Idea of the Day: Drug Testing Welfare Applicants
March 14, 2014

A Q&A with health policy expert Harold Pollack.

How "Religious Freedom" Laws Sanction Discrimination
Even where it's already legal
March 12, 2014

Anti-discrimination laws can't protect gay people against the new "religious freedom."

The Factoid That Explains Why You Want to Live in a Blue State
October 04, 2013

How much of a difference does living in a Democratic-run state make? Here's the difference between what a family of three—a working parent with two dependants—would have to make in Minnesota and Alabama in order to qualify for subsidized insurance.

What Obamacare Will Cost You: Now We Know
September 25, 2013

President Obama, President Clinton, and Senator Ted Cruz all spent a lot of time talking about Obamacare on Tuesday.

No Southern Comfort For Wishful Liberals
November 20, 2012

Southern liberals say the region isn't as severely Republican as it seems. But they're ignoring reality.

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