November 6, 2020 -
Progressives in the rest of the Deep South suffered loss after loss in statewide elections — but years of grassroots organizing in Georgia paid off.
October 30, 2020 -
The South is where most Black Americans live, but the region has sent just one Black senator to Congress since Reconstruction. That could change in 2020.
December 5, 2019 -
The state's Democrats are in turmoil after their U.S. Senate candidate dropped out under murky circumstances immediately after the filing period closed. Some progressives believe it's a sign that the state party's infrastructure needs an overhaul. Meanwhile, an independent candidate is trying to fill the void.
January 10, 2013 -
As the House wrestled with the fiscal cliff deal, the Senate approved nominees for the Tennessee Valley Authority's board. But conspicuously absent from the list that Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander sent for approval was Dr. Marilyn Brown -- the board's only sustainable energy expert.
July 20, 2012 -
This week Senate Republicans killed the DISCLOSE Act, which would have expanded transparency requirements for political money. We take a by-the-numbers look at the bill's failure -- and why it matters.
October 1, 1978 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 6 No. 3, "Passing Glances." Find more from that issue here.