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Why Republican threats to push a repeal of Obama's health care reform will only backfire.
by Erin E. Evans onJanuary 3, 2011
The incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says he will focus on wasteful spending.
by Lenny McAllister onDecember 30, 2010
With 20 mayoral wannabes, including a hypnotherapist and seven black candidates, there's been lots of drama in Chicago lately. But we should all be concerned about the inability of black Chicago to rally behind one office seeker.
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onDecember 13, 2010
Last week a federal judge ruled that the administration's targeting of American citizens abroad who are considered terrorists was beyond judicial review. We should all worry.
by Nsenga Burton onOctober 31, 2010
The buck might stop with the Buckeye State.
by Cord Jefferson onOctober 29, 2010
As part of The Root's series about how President Obama's policies affect African Americans, we look at the work being done by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
by Cord Jefferson onOctober 28, 2010
As part of The Root's series about how President Obama's policies affect African Americans, we take a look at the administration's initiatives regarding education.
by Lenny McAllister onOctober 15, 2010
The president's revealing magazine interview this week highlights an administration at the crossroads. But two more years of indecision and low energy will not be good for either major political party.
October 1, 2010
“I will put our record on education up against any administration at any economic time,” said Robert Gibbs.
August 20, 2010
Shortly after 5:30 p.m. today, Corey Ealons, director of African-American media for the Obama administration, sent an e-mail saying he was leaving his post, effective immediately.
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