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  • 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.
  • Confederate flag debate comes to the House

    WASHINGTON As lawmakers reflected on Confederate symbols in the Capitol, members of the House began to take legislative action on the hotly debated issue. Two measures were discussed in the House chamber Thursday: one pertaining to Confederate Battle...

    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...

    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,...

    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...