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Kamala Harris Opens Presidential Bid

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.

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Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States

The ongoing federal government shutdown is doing more damage in Mississippi than in most states, an analysis finds. Mississippi ranks eighth, according to WalletHub.

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Judge Bars Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census.

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Rep. Thompson Blasts White House's 'Outright Lies,' Calls for Hearings

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., accused the Trump administration of "outright lies" and called for hearings on the deaths of children who were in U.S. custody.

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Trump Administration Denies Status to Young Immigrants Due to Age

Some immigrant youth looking to start over in the United States after fleeing abusive homes are seeing their applications for green cards rejected because the Trump administration says they're too ...

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Shutdown Day 12: Lawmakers to Hear Wall Plea at White House

President Donald Trump said his Homeland Security officials will "make a plea" for the border wall with Mexico during a briefing for congressional leaders Wednesday at the White House as ...

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Bryant Urges Trump to Close Border, Threatening 40,800 Mississippi Jobs

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant cheered on President Trump’s threats to shut down the border between the U.S. and Mexico, even though such a move would threaten $2.5 billion in trade ...

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Bennie Thompson Blames 'Radical' Trump Border Policies for Child Deaths

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., took aim at the Trump administration on Wednesday after the second child this month died on Christmas Day while in the custody of U.S. Border Patrol ...

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OPINION: Mississippi: A Microcosm of the U.S.

Way back in 1964, the year of "Freedom Summer" and the disappearance and death of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County, the "singing journalist" Phil Ochs offered this elegy: ...

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Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea to Enforce Asylum Ban

The Supreme Court won't let the Trump administration begin enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...


Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...