That’s because senators tentatively agreed Wednesday to add lawmakers to a bill that requires drug tests of any welfare or unemployment recipient who state officials reasonably suspect is using illegal substances
CHEROKEE NATION RESULTS STAND, PER NATION'S SUPREME COURT. Former chief Chad Smith (left) and Principal Chief Bill John Baker: The incumbent, Baker, won the election in a four-way race with 53 percent of the vote. Smith, who was attempting a return to office, finished second with 28 percent.
Legal scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander penned a blistering accusation against Bill and Hillary Clinton at the progressive outlet The Nation. She writes about "why Hillary Clinton doesn't deserve the black vote" - because of the impact the Clintons had on black America:
As the presidential primaries head into states where the black vote could have significant influence, this dissection of how Bill Clinton’s policies have affected blacks is required reading. Michelle Alexander describes how Mr. Clinton’s tough-on-crime policies coincided with a dramatic increase in black incarceration. While Hillary Clinton cannot be made to answer for her husband’s actions, Ms. Alexander notes that she advocated for her husband’s policies. — John Eligon, Midwest…
Privately regarded by Republicans as a weak candidate, the former lobbyist David Jolly overcame both funding obstacles and a Libertarian party challenger who received five percent of the vote to beat Democrat Alex Sink.