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The argument for African-Americans to end their loyalty to the Democratic Party usually ends and begins with the assertion that Democrats take black votes for granted — that elected Democrats don’t actually do enough to warrant the support of the black folks who put them in office.

Frank Denton

06/23/2017 - 16:56
MENA, Ukraine | The newspaper in this northeastern Ukrainian city, about 35 miles from the Russian...
06/18/2017 - 07:52
You have to look carefully and seek it out, but the new Jacksonville is emerging, faster than you...
06/02/2017 - 12:11
Memorial Day normally begins three months of some winding down, lightening up and vacationing, so...

Tia Mitchell

06/23/2017 - 10:56
The argument for African-Americans to end their loyalty to the Democratic Party usually ends and...
06/16/2017 - 09:32
I tried to limit my doom-and-gloom prognosticating during the three-day special session earlier...
06/02/2017 - 12:01
The cringe-inducing article popped up in my Facebook feed over the holiday weekend. “Tainted...

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Ron Littlepage

09/27/2016 - 20:00
The speaker’s assessment was straightforward:
05/20/2016 - 10:17
While the write-in candidate scam to limit voting in two contentious races on the August ballot is...
05/19/2016 - 11:35
Fresh from losing the sound bite game during his trip to California, Gov. Rick Scott is now aiming...

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