July 14, 2010 The "establishment" took it on the chin in Alabama's Republican primary runoff for governor, as Robert Bentley easily defeated Bradley Byrne, backed by a who's-who of the state GOP.
July 13, 2010 Republicans pick their nominee for governor in today's runoff, a contest between former community college schools chancellor Bradley Byrne and state Rep. Robert Bentley.
Rep. Artur Davis, with his wife Tara, concedes the Democratic gubernatorial race to Ron Sparks during a speech at the Harbert Center in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday.
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June 2, 2010 Rep. Artur Davis had a sizable lead going into Tuesday's Democratic primary for governor of Alabama. And yet he lost. Did Davis, in seeking out white support, take black voters for granted?
June 2, 2010 Tuesday's primaries in Alabama saw Ron Sparks, the Agriculture Commissioner, surprising Rep. Artur Davis, who had hoped to become the state's first black governor. Also, Rep. Parker Griffith, a Dem-turned-GOPer, was defeated.
June 1, 2010 Today's gubernatorial primary in Alabama features a Democratic black congressman who is at odds with many civil rights organizations in his state, and a Republican whose "English only" ad has gone viral.
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