Dec 26, 2012 — The House Democratic caucus will include a record number of women and minorities next year. But when it comes to top statewide offices, minorities do better running as Republicans.
Aug 29, 2012 — Both political parties are featuring high-profile convention speakers who once were on the other side. They get a lot of attention, but their new partisan paths don't always lead to long-term career success.
Jun 2, 2010 — Rep. Artur Davis had a sizable lead going into Tuesday's Democratic primary for governor of Alabama. And yet he lost. Did Davis, in seeking out white support, take black voters for granted?
Jun 2, 2010 — Tuesday's primaries in Alabama saw Ron Sparks, the Agriculture Commissioner, surprising Rep. Artur Davis, who had hoped to become the state's first black governor. Also, Rep. Parker Griffith, a Dem-turned-GOPer, was defeated.
Jun 1, 2010 — Today's gubernatorial primary in Alabama features a Democratic black congressman who is at odds with many civil rights organizations in his state, and a Republican whose "English only" ad has gone viral.