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Solid South

Eliot Nelson

The Most Democratic County In America | Eliot Nelson | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

SANDY HOOK, Ky. -- In 1988, the band Alabama scored a No. 1 country hit with "Song of the South," Bob McDill's tribute to life in rural Dixie. Twangy ...

GOP Adrift In Longtime Republican Stronghold

Daily Beast | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

Given what the Republican Party is and where America’s demographics are heading, it is unclear whether the Grand Old Party can successfully pivot to...

As Demographics Change, An End To The Solid South

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 08.20.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- The "Solid South" was a political fact, benefiting Democrats for generations and then Republicans, with Bible Belt and racial politics ruli...