Southern Politics

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Since Democrats lead Republicans in the US Senate by only one vote, today-s big political news is the Democrats- effort to replace Bob Torricelli as the Senate candidate from New Jersey. Yet control of the US Senate may well be determined in the South, where Republican hard liners Jesse Helms, Strom Thurmond and Phil Gramm are stepping down, and the races to replace them are neck and neck. Is the South trending toward a kinder, gentler conservatism? Do the Democrats have a fighting chance? We examine the evolution of Southern politics, the changing face of its voting electorate, and the issues that are likely to influence them, with Democratic and Republican pollsters and political strategists.
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