The Down-Ballot Effect
When was the last time you heard of a Democrat in the Deep South feeling encouraged because of the top of the party's national ticket? ...
Montgomery Mayor Bobby Bright confirms reports that he is planning to run for Congress from Alabama's 2nd District.
Bright is a Democrat and the 2nd is heavily Republican but he has become convinced that Obama's strong showing in primary voting there -- the district is 29 percent African-American -- will help his cause.
Bright's campaign recently released a polling memo suggesting that a huge show of support from the African-American community could "add 3 to 5 points" to his margins against leading Republican opponents.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
All U.S. Blood Donations Should Be Screened For Zika, FDA Says2 days ago
Displaced Workers Faring Better, But Many Remain Unemployed2 days ago
Insurance Concerns: Half of Louisiana's Recently Flooded Homes Not in 'High-Risk' Areas2 days ago
The Week in Public Finance: Pensions' Funding Gap, An Assault on Fees and More2 days ago
Sioux Tribe Could Get New Legal Help in Challenge Against Oil Pipeline in North Dakota2 days ago
New Tennessee Drunk Driving Law Endangers Federal Road Funding2 days ago