Being a native of Atlanta, I always resented media depictions and popular culture images of Georgia as a state where everyone wore overalls, had three teeth in their head, and liberally used terms like "ain't" and "gonna" in their daily vocabulary.
At the 2004 Democratic Convention, Barack Obama was introduced to the world. His most well-known statement from that speech remains “There are no red states or blue states, just the United States.”
Three years ago, conservative Republicans were falling all over themselves to support Mitt Romney in the Republican primary over John McCain.
He said, “Well, you are in a red state now. People here want Sarah Palin for President and lots of em are racist.” Pause. “Who’d you vote for?”
It’s probably a good thing that coverage of the Iowa Straw Poll and Rick Perry’s announcement of candidacy upstaged the discussion about the televised GOP debate two days before.
We’re broke. But you knew that. The credit cards are maxed out, and the repo men are on their way to take our big screen and dinette set.
2012's political topography heavily favors Republicans, who appear well positioned to secure at least a bare majority next year if they competently manage their strong hand.
Since the tragedy in Tucson, Arizona on January 8, Americans’ desire for their Second Amendment rights show no signs of weakening.
President Obama’s health care reform legislation could help deliver battleground states to the GOP in the 2012 presidential election, according to a breaking new poll.
If President Obama runs his re-election campaign on the issues he discussed in his State of the Union Address, the outcome is not likely to be good for Democrats.
As a result of the massive Republican victories last month, Republicans in statehouses all over America have the happy duty of redrawing congressional district lines in time for the 2012 elections based on the 2010 census.