by David Swerdlick onDecember 16, 2008
The 'success' of the surge is the only talking point McCain has left. Obama needs to squelch it tonight.
by Saaret E. Yoseph onDecember 16, 2008
An ominous e-mail has been causing quite a bit of confusion for voters recently. With an urgent warning to recipients, the e-mail claims that election officials have the right to turn away any voters wearing campaign paraphernalia to the polls. Is this e-mail the real deal or just another online urban myth? No worries, The Root Explainer to the rescue...
by David Swerdlick onDecember 15, 2008
Powell's endorsement repudiates both Bush and McCain and could drive undecideds into the Obama column.
by Karen Dewitt onDecember 15, 2008
Fed up with the political rollercoaster, I'm saving myself for Nov. 5.
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Obama is poised to carry the new Virginny back into the Democratic column.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onDecember 15, 2008
In his ongoing video interview series, "The Vine with Henry Louis Gates Jr." The Root Editor-in-Chief talks with Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka about Sudan, Mugabe, slavery and, of course, Obama
by Michael E. Ross onDecember 15, 2008
Even in American politics, family trumps everything.
by Helena Andrews onDecember 15, 2008
The tragic murders of Jennifer Hudson's family are a crushing reminder of the many ills Barack Obama cannot magically heal.
by Jack White onDecember 15, 2008
Jack White returns to the Home for Retired Racial Stereotypes to find out about Obama's secret weapon.
by Dayo Olopade onDecember 15, 2008
Pennsylvania is a must win for McCain. But, Obama's secret weapon might be the over-60 crowd.
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