Confronting racial tensions within the Democratic Party is the only way the party has a chance in the state— says Michael Thurmond who lost his election bid for the US Senate last week. The out-going labor commissioner spoke candidly about the state party as the ground continues to shift beneath it.
Today is the six month anniversary of the gulf oil spill. About two dozen people showed up on the steps of the state capitol to protest the country’s dependency on oil and other sources of energy they call “dirty.”
Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal paid unusually low federal income taxes in past years. That’s according to an analysis by the Associated Press. It's yet another financial issue to emerge in the campaign.