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As the effort to remove the Confederate battle flag from the capitol grounds in South Carolina moves through the Palmetto State’s Legislature this week, the effort to remove the emblem from the U.S. Capitol has stalled.
The resolution removing the Confederate battle flag, and thus the Mississippi state flag, from the U.S. Capitol was referred to the House Administration Committee in late June. But the committee’s chairwoman, Candice S. Miller, R-Mich, appears poised to let the Mississippi state government take the lead. Full story