Could Paulette Jordan Be The First Native American Governor?
In Idaho, any Democrat running is a long shot. But Paulette Jordan — who, if elected, would become the first Native American to serve as a governor — doesn’t mind the odds, and isn’t heeding calls to let an older, white, established candidate take her place.
These Volunteers Are Battling Idaho’s Government To Expand Medicaid
State legislators in Idaho have refused to accept federal funding that could help thousands without health insurance get coverage. Meet “Reclaim Idaho,” the group that’s trying to do what elected officials won’t and put Medicaid expansion up for a vote in November.
What Happens When Your City Becomes Bachelorette Central?
Over the last decade, Nashville has become one of the nation’s leading non-Vegas bachelorette party destinations. The bachelorettes are a vivid symbol of the city’s rapid gentrification — and the pitfalls of a new, “experience”-driven brand of tourism.
Another Right-Wing Insurgency Is Gathering Force In The West
In the tiny town of Paradise, Montana, rancher Cliven Bundy offered few specifics as to the future of his movement. Instead, he preached his particular form of anti–federal government gospel — and readied his followers for whatever comes next.
Justin Timberlake, John Mayer, And The Western Rehab For White Masculinity
The Western motif of Justin Timberlake’s new album, Man of the Woods, is the image equivalent of a trip to a dude ranch: an accidental projection of his greatest vulnerabilities, and a desire to immerse himself in a mythical, masculine world that doesn’t ask hard questions.