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Democratic South Finally Falls

01/29/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

For Democrats in the South, the most ominous part of a disastrous year may not be what happened on Election Day but what has happened in the weeks since.

After suffering a historic rout -- in which nearly every white Deep South Democrat in the U.S. House was defeated and Republicans took over or gained seats in legislatures across the region -- the party's ranks in Dixie have thinned even further.

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