by Edward Wyckoff Williams onNovember 6, 2012
If Obama wins, his stats among Midwestern working-class whites might kill a key GOP tactic.
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.
September 27, 2012
Elongated Thoughts: Mitt Romney is nervous about how he's being perceived. Does this new ad make him seem more compassionate?
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 Elon James White onSeptember 19, 2012
To the candidate and some supporters, it's very presidential to dismiss half of the electorate.
September 19, 2012
Elongated Thoughts: Republicans say that Romney's "47 percent" comments don't represent conservatism. Tell that to the other half of America.
by Farai Chideya onSeptember 19, 2012
The conservative Twitterati, quick to bash Obama, were silent after the GOP nominee's remarks.
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