With less than a week before the presidential election, polls show the two frontrunners neck-and-neck in a campaign focused largely on health care and economic issues.
Among the many names folks have called Mississippi—from the Hospitality State to the Cradle of the Confederacy—“political trendsetter” probably doesn’t rank high on many lists.
The political landscape might have shifted in Mississippi, but in 2012, women are still struggling with the same issues.
“States could avoid some of the enrollment cuts generated by the block grant by increasing spending from their own resources, but completely avoiding enrollment cuts would require very large increases in spending to offset the reduction in federal funds,” the Kaiser paper states.
There's a huge catch to Mitt Romney's plan: You'd basically have to be covered already to be protected.
Conservatives have been abuzz this year about "2016: Obama's America," a documentary by Dinesh D'Souza, claiming to expose the "real" Barack Obama.
Rep. Paul Ryan's House budget would have cut $10 billion in disaster help; party elders told him no way, at least for now.
"There is no question that for Missourians who believe we need to stop the reckless Washington spending, rein in the role of government in people's lives and finally focus on growing jobs in this country, that Todd Akin is a far more preferable candidate than liberal Sen. Claire McCaskill."