by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 16, 2012
The former Democrat, who supported President Obama four years ago, is now all about Mitt Romney's candidacy.
by Cynthia Gordy onJune 7, 2012
In Part 2 of our Q&A, Artur Davis talks about ditching Obama and defining a new message for Republicans.
by Cynthia Gordy onJune 6, 2012
In Part 1 of our interview, the newly minted Republican addresses speculation on his big switch.
by Perry Bacon Jr. onSeptember 15, 2010
Unfortunately, yes, but there are promising signs that the color of candidates could count for less in the future.
June 5, 2010
In trying to be post-racial, says Newsweek columnist Ellis Cose, the man who might have been Alabama's first black governor ignored his base. We can't all be Barack Obama.
June 4, 2010
Is Obama in a can't-win situation with the Gulf oil spill? A moment in dumb conservative moments with Glenn Beck and Rand Paul, undermining the Miranda rights, and the lessons behind Artur Davis' loss in Alabama. The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss talks with senior editor Teresa Wiltz, staff writer Cord Jefferson and contributor to The Root Jack White.
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by Washington Post onJune 2, 2010
Taking cues from Obama's playbook didn't bring Davis a victory.
by Perry Bacon Jr. onApril 29, 2010
For second-generation black politicians, having a parent who held office is not always a plus.
March 24, 2010
While 41 black members of the House voted for President Obama's health-care reform bill, Artur Davis, who wants to be governor of Alabama, said "No!"
June 26, 2009
An incredibly important bill on climate change is being debated on the floor of the House today. The American Clean Energy and Security Act, whose lead sponsors are Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA) will cut carbon emissions by 17 percent below 1990 levels, promote investments in renewable energy sources, and implement the long-discussed “cap and trade” system for regulating greenhouse gas emissions. The bill is not perfect...
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