January 17, 2013 -
In 2012, 41 percent of Southern voters chose a Democrat for Congress. But this month, less than a third of U.S. Representatives from the South will be Democrats. Welcome to the world of gerrymandering, Southern-style.
January 11, 2013 -
The Koch brother from another mother overseeing the state budget. A man found guilty of assaulting children running the Department of Public Safety. A science skeptic chosen to protect the environment. What is Gov. Pat McCrory thinking?
November 29, 2012 -
The 2012 elections revealed that, like the rest of the country, the South is undergoing big demographics changes that will change the shape of politics in the region for years to come.
October 26, 2012 -
President Obama won three Southern states en route to the White House in 2008. What's happened in the South's swing states? Is it any different than what's happened in the rest of the country? And can he still win?
September 6, 2012 -
The speeches at this week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte reveal two sides of the Democrats' new Southerns strategy: winning over both elements of the Old South and the region's increasingly diverse future.