What Happened to Southern White Democrats?

Tuesday's election results advanced the Republican consolidation of the South, moving white Democrats closer to extinction in Congress.
There's no turning back.

Amid the many Democratic defeats in yesterday's election, the most historic may have been that of Representative John Barrow of Georgia. With his loss, in 2015 there will be no white Democrats from the Deep South in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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