December 19, 2008 -
When it comes to politicians getting busted for crooked deeds, three Deep South states and Kentucky have Chicago beat.
December 17, 2008 -
The U.S. Senate showdown over the Employee Free Choice Act just got a little tougher: Arkansas Dem. Blanche Lincoln has gone on record saying that the EFCA "isn't necessary, bringing the number of "yay" Senators down to 57, three short of the 60 needed to prevent a filibuster.
December 16, 2008 -
The head of the National Governor's Association sounded the alarm this week about the catastrophic economic conditions states are facing today: States face their worst fiscal challenge in25 years as the national recession could punch a $200 billion hole instate budgets over the next two years [...] For the first time in 25 years, states expect to see a
December 15, 2008 -
So far, President-elect Barack Obama has announced 15 picks for his new administration's Cabinet. And to date, not one is from a Southern state.
November 18, 2008 -
As we've noted, the major media's analysis about what the 2008 elections mean for the South has been predictable -- and predictably thin -- so far.
October 14, 2008 -
Three weeks from Election Day -- which Southern states are in play for the presidential election?
October 2, 2008 -
North Carolina's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Kay Hagan, is a robo-call