Mississippi

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Let's be clear: progressive ideas are winning regardless of who the nominee is," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Sen. Sanders has demonstrated consistency in his support of policies that...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Blaine Henderson, right, reaches to open a mailbox  as he and his friend Jonah Valdez, both 12, play in the floodwaters of the Pearl River in northeast Jackson, Mississippi Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
More rain is expected through Tuesday, leading officials to sound the alarm.

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The news of the world is bleak but you could live in Mississippi, which has passed an anti-Bloomberg law that forbids banning the Big Gulp or putting other regulations on food and drink. Thus, leaders of the state with the country's highest obesity rate and lowest income - which recently passed a law allowing kids to pray in school, just remembered to abolish slavery, only gave women the vote in 1984 and is still not sure about the whole inter-racial thing - have vowed that what really matters...