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.
How Government Employment Costs Are Growing1 day ago
Many States Now Demanding Colleges Prove Their Effectiveness2 days ago
Congress Approves Yet Another Short-Term Highway Funding Bill2 days ago
States Rethink Restrictions on Food Stamps, Welfare for Drug Felons2 days ago
Maryland Governor Orders Immediate Closure of Corrupt Baltimore Jail2 days ago
Kansas Governor Uses Federal Aid to Help Offset $62.6 Million Budget Cuts2 days ago