November 1, 2012
President Obama will be speaking at campaign events in Green Bay, Wis.; Las Vegas; and Denver.
by Michelle Obama onOctober 27, 2012
In an exclusive piece for NewsOne, first lady Michelle Obama puts the importance of voting in historical context and says that in the end, it's not about who wins but who we are as a country.
by Eugene Robinson onOctober 27, 2012
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson says that issues of race, power and privilege are less explicit this year than they were in 2008, but in some ways they are even more relevant.
October 25, 2012
An "October surprise" and a lawmaker's remarks on abortion may cost him votes.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 23, 2012
Wait, did he almost say "binders full of minorities" when asked about diversity in hiring?
by Jamal Simmons onOctober 19, 2012
Jamal Simmons writes at U.S. News & World Report that Mitt Romney's failure to anticipate the president's impressive debate performance in the "rock 'em, sock 'em" exchange was typical of the GOP.
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.
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onOctober 5, 2012
Despite claims that President Obama didn't go far enough, he at least told the truth, The Root's contributing editor Edward Wyckoff Williams writes at Ebony. Plus, he argues, the president strategically avoided an "angry black man" characterization.
by Eugene Robinson onOctober 3, 2012
The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson says that the Republican's task in Denver will be more difficult than President Obama's because he'll have to explain who he is and what he believes.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 24, 2012
But voters in rural countries in battleground states favor Mitt Romney.
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