A Mississippi health clinic that was scheduled to be closed got a reprieve. The Jackson Women's Health Organization is the only remaining clinic in the state where abortions are performed. A federal judge recently ruled the state can't enforce a new law that requires doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. The state, however, says its law is valid.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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