by Farai Chideya onSeptember 19, 2012
The conservative Twitterati, quick to bash Obama, were silent after the GOP nominee's remarks.
September 12, 2012
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by Nicole Venable onSeptember 11, 2012
The Root's D.C. insider caught up with celebs, politicos and more in Charlotte.
September 11, 2012
"Thank you for understanding my creative humor & sarcasm Mr. President," Minaj wrote.
September 11, 2012
"Our country is stronger, safer and more respected in the world," he said in remarks about the tragedy in his weekly address.
by Eugene Robinson onSeptember 8, 2012
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson says that the message for Democrats is decidedly hopeful this year.
September 7, 2012
In today's link roundup: A group of young professionals are finding creative ways to make the re-election campaign cool for their peers. Plus: Joan Smalls named new MTV host.
by David Swerdlick onSeptember 7, 2012
The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick writes at the New York Daily News that, in his DNC speech, Bill Clinton both sold the Affordable Care Act and "made a case for himself as the political master craftsman."
by Jonathan Capehart onSeptember 6, 2012
Reflecting on the first day of the Democratic National Convention, the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart says that Democrats are as excited now as they were in 2008.
September 4, 2012
The Tea Party Express chair said her feelings about the president's attitude toward America were hard to explain.
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