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"… , which was destroyed during Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Today, Tallulah’s median household income is $23,317, about half of the …"

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"… y for deployment at Miller, Sznajderman said. Southern’s Kemper plant in Mississippi, an effort to gasify coal and capture about two-thirds of the carbon, is m …"

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"… re already playing out in a handful of states. Since 2010, North Carolina, Mississippi, Kansas, Michigan, Maine, Oklahoma and others have either reduced inc …"

"… ve put their states on a path that could remove income taxes. By 2022 Mississippi will cut taxes for the first $5,000 earned for all taxpayers, but will lea …"

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"… king Democrat. Committee on House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper, R-Mississippi, is open to bringing FEC leaders up to Capitol Hill, with spokeswoman Erin …"

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"… ted commissioner is you have to get elected,” said George Dale, a former Mississippi insurance commissioner who won the post eight times in three decades. …"

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"… ones picking up the tab are former insurance commissioners themselves. In Mississippi, George Dale, who served as commissioner for more than three decades befor …"

"… moving industry. “Access gets you in the door,” said Chaney, the Mississippi commissioner. “But it doesn’t mean you’re going to get any bett …"

"… blic trust. “We’re our own worst enemy sometimes,” said Chaney, the Mississippi insurance commissioner. “We hold a lot of power, and we have to be …"

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"… with those recommendations.” Five years ago, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, a Mississippi Republican, tried to eliminate the EAC, claiming it had “outlived its us …"

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"… in Texas along the Rio Grande, which are overwhelmingly Latino, plus four Mississippi counties with black populations ranging from 34 percent to 72 percent. In …"

"… counties with black populations ranging from 34 percent to 72 percent. In Mississippi’s Jefferson Davis and Walthall counties, plus Zavala County, Texas, the …"

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"… and operates dozens of Taco Bell franchises in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and South Carolina. In its first weeks of existence, Rebuilding America N …"

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"… Republican governors — and BGR Group, the lobbying firm headed by former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour. Sponsorship packages for the event are split into a $ …"

"… U.S. Senate. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi are featured speakers, and the event will be sponsored by AFLAC, Blue Cros …"

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"… -old retired Air Force General George Lee Butler, a country boy from rural Mississippi who once had his finger on the trigger for thousands of nuclear warheads m …"

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"… restitution, fines and interest. Another Edge client was Harvey Milam, a Mississippi businessman and the son of the late J.W. Milam, one of the killers of Emme …"

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"… f the auditorium in the Forrest County Multipurpose Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to attend a “Tribute to Constitutional Sheriffs and Peacekeepers.” Th …"

"… ekeepers.” The funder was America’s Foundation, a nonprofit founded in Mississippi to teach people about the “proper balance of power that is supposed to e …"

"… oclaimed ‘racist’ and Chairman of the America’s Foundation, Jackson, Mississippi, a rightist youth organization,” a declassified 1987 FBI report states. …"

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"… for Growth Action. Meanwhile, voters today went to the polls in Michigan, Mississippi, Hawaii and Idaho. This story was co-published with TIME. …"

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"… Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, a U.S. senator from Mississippi, as the featured speaker. The bright side for the organizers, who have a l …"

"… irm BGR Group, headed by former Republican National Committee Chairman and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, confirmed it will be hosting a party, but declined to …"

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"… , Compact for America, has helped pass bills only in Alaska, North Dakota, Mississippi and Georgia so far. But it also has the backing of ALEC, which posted …"

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"… nk the states by each of the 13 categories, so a reform-minded lawmaker in Mississippi, for example, which ranked last in the category for political financing, c …"

"… — which scored a 92, or an A, in political financing — first, and Mississippi — which managed just a 34, or an F — last. Why did Massachusetts …"

"… ng on the political finance category in Massachusetts, for example, a Mississippi lawmaker who wants to improve that state’s campaign finance system could …"

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"… roup has disclosed opposition to only one measure — a 2015 initiative in Mississippi that would have allowed courts to enforce a school funding law. In Florid …"

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"… ep its donors hidden, entered the attorneys general races in Louisiana and Mississippi, spending an estimated $213,000 combined airing TV ads targeting Republica …"

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"… 3, the Kansas Department for Children and Families awarded a contract to a Mississippi company whose CEO had donated the maximum allowable amount to Brownback’ …"

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"… “I don’t look to them for deliverance.” …"

"… conducted by the Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity, placing Mississippi 33rd out of 50. That’s a major drop from 2012, when the state ranked si …"

"… said Curtis Wilkie, a veteran reporter and a fellow at the University of Mississippi’s Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics, “that this state …"

States of despair

By Peter Bale

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"… (ICIJ). This week the team was up covering the states races in Kentucky, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Virginia. But it’s the months of coverage behind this …"

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"… discussed “how to fix the states.” Lobbying firm executive and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington and GOP stra …"

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"… ribal gambling, authorized riverboat casinos. Soon, states up and down the Mississippi River were legalizing gambling, and casinos spread through the country lik …"

"… cluding Massachusetts, California, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Mississippi, where a bill was introduced but failed to pass. Lawmakers in Louisiana he …"

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"… y Foundation. African-American kids face especially daunting obstacles in Mississippi, Wisconsin and Michigan. Native American kids face the biggest challenges …"

"… g especially poorly in Alabama, Rhode Island and Nevada. West Virginia and Mississippi showed the worst results for white kids. These are among the conclusions o …"

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"… , as did residents of California. Only in seven states — Alaska, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming — did fewer than 100 pe …"

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"… mmittees are also blasting other Republicans. A prime example is the Mississippi Conservatives super PAC, which has pushed against Club for Growth Act …"

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