Is a new state law really creating a racist police state?
Today on the Daily Beast, Matthew Yglesias asks a provocative question: “How has it come to pass that a political party literally founded in order to oppose slavery has come to celebrate a rebellion sparked by its own ascension to the White House?”
The issue is Virginia Republican Governor Bob McDonnell’s declaration of April as Confederate [...]
t was the concern of Nebraska’s Republican governor over expanded Medicaid costs in the proposed Senate health care overhaul bill that led to a compromise to cover his state’s estimated $45 million share over a decade, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson said Sunday. Gov. Dave Heineman “contacted me and he said this is another unfunded federal [...]