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Medical Marijuana Gains Traction In The Deep South

Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form of medical marijuana gaining momentum in a handful of Southern states.

02/11/2014

LEO SMITH

The Sidney Wood Show: The GOP and Black Americans

Why are Black people voting Democratic 95 plus percent of the time? Is the Democratic Party that good to us? Would you ever consider voting Republican? Can African-Americans trust the Republican Party? Our guest today […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2014

Suzy Ockleberry

The Sidney Wood Show(Aired 01/03/2014):Ga. Black Leaders Protesting Against President Obama’s Court Nominees

President Obama has submitted his nominees for the bench in Georgia and the Civil Rights leadership is in opposition. Should the president change course to satisfy his early African-American backers or should he proceed with […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Post-Shutdown, Few Concrete Budget Proposals Between Parties

Democrats and Republicans running in 2014 have been generous with their criticism after the latest short-term deal to keep the governing running and pay U.S. debts.

10/27/2013

Abortion rights activists shout slogans on day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), in Charlotte, N.C. on Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Abortion Returns To Forefront For 2014 Elections

With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increasingly pushing legislation to restrict the procedure, and Democrats say they’ll make the GOP pay in coming elections.

07/14/2013

The Mo Ivory Show…Colin Powell A Secret Weapon For Democrats Or Republicans?

  It’s Monday on The Mo Ivory Show and Mo’s fired up over Colin Powell’s comments on Sunday’s “Meet The Press.” Colin Powell once again blasted the GOP for being racially out of touch with […]

WAOK-AM–01/14/2013

The Mo Ivory Show…Has Mo Gone Republican? 1/3/13

It can’t be true, has Mo tip toed over party lines to the Republican Party? Well  not quite, but with recent statements made from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie voicing his disgust for his party in Congress neglecting […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2013

Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., tears a page from the national health care bill during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Price: House Needs More Red-State Republicans

U.S. Rep. Tom Price says the House GOP is divided between red-state Republicans and blue-state Republicans.

01/03/2013

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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