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This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Republicans Moving Against Obama Health Plan

Republicans were poised Tuesday to make it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program for the poor, undercutting a big part of an overhaul backed by Democratic President Barack Obama.

03/18/2014

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., listen during a news briefing on March 5, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Optimistic They Can Retake Senate In November

The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.

03/16/2014

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“Real Talk With Rashad Richey” says House Republicans can carry THESE!

On February 18, 2014, 116 GA House Republicans and 3 conservative GA House Democrats passed House Bill 875 which would allow additional access for gun owners with a carry permit to bring their weapons virtually […]

WAOK-AM–02/20/2014

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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

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