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Democrats and Republicans are more polarized than ever before, but most Americans fall somewhere in the varied center between the two extremes.  Infographic by Pew Research Center

U.S. political views not rigidly defined

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Politically, the nation is less sharply divided collection of red and blue states, and more a rainbow

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Voting rights still ‘under siege,’ says coalition

By Anna Challet Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – One year after the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court decision, which weakened protections

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About Town… U.S. Senate Challengers Create Four Way Race…
By Christopher Tidmore and Christian Villere, Contributing Writers Republican U.S. Senate candidate Col. Rob Maness passed the fundraising threshold into being a real candidate last week. That might be good news ...
Black vote renominates Mississippi GOP U.S. senator
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer State Senator Chris McDaniel blamed his 49.1 percent to 50.9 percent or 6000 vote loss to incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican Primary on ...
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Steve Scalise elected U.S. House majority whip
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It was the spring of 1995, and Quentin Dastugue had just won the Louisiana Republican Party en­dorse­ment for Governor. His final triumphant speech at the Baton ...
Judge Frank Marullo’s re-election being challenged
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer An Orleans Parish Criminal Court race is heating up for this fall because of mandated retirement ages, and Graham Bosworth believes that gives him an opportunity to ...
Federal judge orders early voting restored in Ohio
A U.S. Court Judge on June 11 ordered Ohio’s Secretary of State to restore the final three days of early in-person voting, handing the Obama administration a victory before the ...
Rep. Hollis seeks to upset U.S. Senate race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the announcement by LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere before dignitaries and potential Presidential candidates on May 30th that the Louisiana Republican Party had opted to endorse Baton ...
NAACP legal team blasts Alabama voting rules
By James Wright Contributng Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is protesting Alabama election rules that require voters without photo identification to either ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore, Contributing Writer Legislature Does Little, Budget Unbalanced by Billion… Gov. Piyush Jindal sought to bolster his conservative bonafides last week at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. ...

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