October 3, 2012
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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.
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.
by Eugene Robinson onSeptember 22, 2012
Reflecting on Mitt Romney's recent comments about the "47 percent," Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson says that "voters will soon have the opportunity to show him we're not as stupid as he thinks."
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 21, 2012
Mystery solved: Someone reportedly went way overboard with the wrong foundation and powder.
September 21, 2012
Journal-isms: In damage-control mode, he said, "My campaign is about the 100 percent of America."
by Francie Latour onSeptember 21, 2012
Boston.com's Francie Latour questions the GOP candidate's claim that being white is a disadvantage in the presidential race.
by David Swerdlick onSeptember 20, 2012
The now-infamous "47 percent" comment was more like President Obama's "You didn't build that" comment than anything else, The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick writes at the New York Daily News.
by Devona Walker onSeptember 19, 2012
Devona Walker, writing at the Burton Wire, is not convinced that the leaked video of the GOP candidate means the end for him. Democrats shouldn't forget about the issue of voter suppression, she warns.
by Lawrence D. Bobo onSeptember 18, 2012
Tired of the silly season in politics? Get ready for the mean season.
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