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voter suppression
Mississippi’s white majority in the House and Senate slaughtered a host of pro-democracy bills this month, punctuating that the state remains the most difficult in which to vote for minorities and low-wage workers. Certain bills must meet a Feb. 1 deadline in the Mississippi House in order to survive. If committee chairs never bring the...
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Sen. David Blount delivered a harsh critique to a Republican plan to let GOP ideologues tamper with Mississippi elections.  “This is nuts,” said Blount, a Jackson senator with strong familiarity with the state’s election process, having worked under former Secretary of State Eric Clark during Clark’s 1995-to-2007 term.   “What this bill would do is it...
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