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Mississippi Legislature

Politicians Draw Straws To Determine Winner Of State House Race

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 12.24.2016 | Politics

Two opponents in a Mississippi state congressional race are tied with 4,589 votes each. How will they break the tie? By drawing straws, of course. St...

Hate on Me, Hater!

Kelsey Minor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsey Minor

Mississippi, I want you to know this: Someone has to show you that life should not be about hating. You might have, for the moment, won the battle but the war isn't over.

This Elected Official Is Still In College

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Most college seniors entering their final semester are thinking about how to balance their schoolwork with a job search, but one young man from Missis...

GOP Lawmakers Resurrect Plan To Arm Teachers

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Mississippi House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to amend a Senate-approved bill and resurrect the idea of arming teach...

Tea Party Lawmakers Push Questionable Idea

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Two Tea Party lawmakers in Mississippi have proposed legislation to create a permanent committee charged with nullifying federal laws the state does n...

Mississippi Republicans Pass Anti-Immigration Bill

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

By Robbie Ward Mississippi lawmakers moved closer to enacting legislation to crack down on undocumented immigrants in the state, though the proposa...