Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans’

Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans or Women’ – NBC News >by: Chuck Todd and Carrie Dann |10/31/2014 | RePost 11/03/2014 1:45:38 PM | Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday that the issue of race is a major reason that President Barack Obama has struggled politically in Southern states. “I’ll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans,” Landrieu […]

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The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars

Edwin Edwards - The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars

The 2014 Election Is Yet Another Scrum in the Culture Wars – The Daily Beast >by: Lloyd Green | 10/27/2014 |RePost 11/01/2014 4:33:07 PM | Culture and race are not disappearing as electoral drivers. But unlike 2008 and 2012, both presidential years, it is the Democrats who are struggling under this burden, with red and purple states emerging as the key battlegrounds. Just ask Edwin Edwards, Louisiana’s former four-term Democratic governor, […]

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How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation

Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz

America’s looming freak show: How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation – with no political repercussion – Salon.com! Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz (Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/photo montage by Salon) >by Joan Walsh Salon| Friday, Oct 17, 2014 07:00 AM EST |RePost 10/25/2014 5:53:11 AM | I’m an optimist who’s expert at finding silver linings – American progressives have to be — but the case rapidly picking up steam […]

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