Southern Democrat "Extinction" Was Not Inevitable and Can Be Reversed

By Sean Trende - December 11, 2014

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With the defeat of Mary Landrieu this past weekend, the Southern Democrat has become, for all intents and purposes, an extinct species on the national scene.  Outside of Virginia and North Carolina, there are two statewide Democratic officeholders in the entire South: Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida and Attorney General Jim Hood of Mississippi. Republicans control every legislative chamber in...

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