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Perdue, Kingston To Meet In GOP Runoff

Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah advance to a GOP runoff in Georgia’s hotly contested Senate race.

05/20/2014

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd as he is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th homer prior to the game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hank Aaron Compares Republicans That Oppose Obama To KKK

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron compared Republicans that oppose President Barack Obama to the Ku Klux Klan.

04/09/2014

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Election-Year GOP Split Over Home-State Projects

Republicans can’t seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.

04/06/2014

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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Dem Rep: ’99 Percent’ Of White Colleagues Would Make Their Daughters Get Abortions If They Got Pregnant By A Black Man

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved several abortion restrictions, including one that bans them once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. One lawmaker brought race into the discussion during a debate on the ban.

03/05/2014

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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

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance. . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Republicans Consider Mini-Bailouts For Hospitals Without Obamacare Funds

Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama’s plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.

02/09/2014

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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

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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

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