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  • White House gatecrashers Capitol-bound

     
    by Michael Muskal The couple who apparently crashed a White House State Dinner got an invitation to another government event: The House Homeland Security Committee announced that it will hold a hearing this week on how they gave security the...
  • Mississippi's black congressman hopes Confederate flags become 'artifact of history'

    WASHINGTON Rep. Bennie Thompson, the only Democrat and black American in Mississippi's six-member congressional delegation, has waited decades for a groundswell of opposition to the Confederate flag. He just wishes it wasn't spawned by the killings of...

    The Latest on church shooting: Memphis statue may move

    10:30 p.m. The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, says he thinks a statue of Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest should be removed from its location at a city park. In a statement emailed to The Associated Press on Wednesday,...

    US Capitol's Confederate statues prompt renewed debate

    Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he...

    More than 75,000 in Mississippi keep insurance subsidies

    Gov. Phil Bryant was among several Mississippi Republicans who criticized the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the tax subsidies that are a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Mississippi is one of 34 states where...