by Edward Wyckoff Williams onDecember 28, 2012
Here's why 2012 proved to be a turning point for the party and how it can keep the momentum in 2013.
by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. onSeptember 10, 2012
Was televising the show during the convention contradictory to the network's voter-outreach efforts?
September 7, 2012
Elongated Thoughts: At the DNC, minorities and women were center stage as real participants, not simply props.
by Farai Chideya onMarch 6, 2012
Black social conservatives are there for the taking if Republicans send the right message.
by Mary C. Curtis onOctober 4, 2011
The Root explores where Obama, race and politics meet with Charlotte's young black mayor, Anthony Foxx.
by Lauren Williams onJanuary 6, 2011
The number of people who identify as Democrats is at its lowest in 22 years.
by Cord Jefferson onNovember 17, 2010
Nancy Pelosi this afternoon won a secret vote in the Democratic House Caucus to become the next House minority leader.
by Lawrence Bobo onNovember 3, 2010
There are good reasons to be hopeful after the midterm elections. Just look at what happened in 1994.
August 16, 2010
It’s a week of campaign stops for Barack.
July 14, 2010
She could become the first woman elected to Congress from Alabama.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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