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GOP candidates returning white supremacist

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Why the South Became Republican: How Presidents Are Elected (1992)

Politics of the Southern United States (or Southern politics) refers to the political landscape of the Southern United States. Due to the region’s unique cultural and historic heritage, the American South has been prominently involved in numerous political issues faced by the United States as a whole, including States’ rights, slavery, Reconstruction and the American Civil Rights Movement. The region was a “Solid South” voting heavily for Democratic candidates for president, and for stateRead more…

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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
“Everyone’s being baited with this question as if somehow that has anything to do whatsoever with running for president,” Huckabee, a 2008 presidentialRead more…

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GOP candidates returning white supremacist

Several Republican candidates are returning controversial campaign dollars donated by the leader of a white supremacist group that was cited in an apparent manifesto written by the accused Charleston church gunman. CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green and Meg Oliver have the details.
The leader of a white supremacist group that apparently influenced Dylann Roof, the suspect in the killing of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church last week, has donated tens of thousands of dollars to

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How the South Went Republican: Can Democrats Ever Win There Again? (1992)

In American politics, the Southern strategy refers to a Republican Party strategy of gaining political support for certain candidates in the Southern United States by appealing to racism against African Americans.
Though the “Solid South” had been a longtime Democratic Party stronghold due to the Democratic Party’s defense of slavery before the American Civil War and segregation for a century thereafter, many white Southern Democrats stopped supporting the party following the civil rightsRead more…

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