October 24, 2012
What do the opinions of people in other countries mean for voters in the U.S.?
by David Swerdlick onOctober 15, 2012
He's eloquent and likable -- but he needs to learn a few things to win his next match with Romney.
October 10, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with professor Jelani Cobb about things some people just don't get about Obama's cultural significance. Plus: The worst habits of rappers.
October 3, 2012
We can just about guarantee that there will be new material to add to this list after tonight.
by Zerlina Maxwell onOctober 3, 2012
Writing at the New York Daily News, Zerlina Maxwell says that while it's obvious one-liners won't win the presidential debate for Romney, President Obama will need to do three things to really distinguish himself.
October 2, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Does Romney's welfare-president ad deserve to be No. 8?
by Charles M. Blow onOctober 1, 2012
New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow on why he thinks Romney's campaign, approximately 40 days out from Election Day, is hopelessly lost.
by Jamal Simmons onSeptember 28, 2012
At Politico, political commentator Jamal Simmons says that we need a president who understands families like his, who had to work hard to keep things together.
by David Swerdlick onSeptember 27, 2012
In a piece for New York's Daily News, The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick argues that the candidate's answer to a question about his "big idea" didn't make any sense.
September 21, 2012
Mystery solved: Someone reportedly went way overboard with the wrong foundation and powder.
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