WASHINGTON - MAY 4: Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives, including (L-R) Rep. John Barrow (D-GA), Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), visit after news briefing to unveil legislative proposals on health care at the Capitol May 4, 2005 in Washington, DC. The proposals are that are part of the Democrats New Partnership for America's Future and marks the third in a series of legislative initiatives that promote Democratic priorities. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Larry Kissell, NC-08
The sophomore Democrat hails from a deeply conservative swath of North Carolina's rural southern tier, but has relied on black voters at the district's two urban extremities -- Charlotte and Fayetteville -- for his margins of victory. Now that Republicans control redistricting for the first time, they have zero incentive to keep these Democratic goldmines in the 8th CD. By next fall, this district could be at least 10 points more Republican and a slam dunk for a conservative GOPer from the Charlotte suburbs.