Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics

FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2014 file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter speaks during a campaign stop in Columbus, Ga. Many Democrats say the way to recover lost ground in the conservative South is to reclaim the party’s lost identity as a champion of the middle class. Georgia Democrats thought legacy candidates were the answer, but Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn, former Sen. Sam Nunn’s daughter, and gubernatorial challenger Jason Carter, former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, each lost by about 8 percentage points even after well-funded campaigns and ambitious voter-registration drives. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as well.


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Darren Wilson to resign police badge 'in an amicable fashion'
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In this Feb. 11, 2014, image from video released by the City of Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson) more >. By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times - Friday, November 28, 2014.
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