April 12, 2013
This week on The Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and Assistant Editor and Social Media Manager Akoto Ofori-Atta as they chat with Mother Jones' Adam Serwer and the American Prospect's Jamelle Bouie about "well-intended" racial screwups in political speeches, songs and comments about biracial kids. Plus: We unpack Jay-Z's career evolution -- from rap to business to musical attacks on politicians.
by Jack White onApril 10, 2013
During his Howard University speech, the senator failed to mention the GOP's racially divisive past.
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Sen. Rand Paul's liberal stance draws sharp contrast with the White House.
by Eugene Robinson onMarch 8, 2013
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson explains why the point the Republican was making about drones was worth supporting -- even for those who rarely agree with him.
by Lenny McAllister onSeptember 17, 2010
Establishment Republicans aren't pleased with primary wins by the likes of Christine O'Donnell and Rand Paul. But these upstarts may not be true obstacles to the GOP's return to power.
June 4, 2010
Is Obama in a can't-win situation with the Gulf oil spill? A moment in dumb conservative moments with Glenn Beck and Rand Paul, undermining the Miranda rights, and the lessons behind Artur Davis' loss in Alabama. The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss talks with senior editor Teresa Wiltz, staff writer Cord Jefferson and contributor to The Root Jack White.
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*Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
by Jack White onMay 28, 2010
The intrepid retired stereotype expresses his outrage at threats to repeal sections of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
May 24, 2010
May 24, 2010
Rand Paul, under fire over his views on the 1964 Civil Rights Act 24 hours after he won the GOP nomination for Kentucky's U.S. Senate seat, canceled his scheduled appearance Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."
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