by Ta-Nehisi Coates onSeptember 3, 2012
In his blog at the Atlantic, Ta-Nahesi Coates ponders why people question how Barack Obama got where he is, while no one asks the same about Mitt Romney.
by Cord Jefferson onSeptember 2, 2012
BET's Cord Jefferson says it made perfect sense for the black Utah Republican to get into politics, but when it comes to her assessment of the president, she's dead wrong.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 29, 2012
The former secretary of state says that the United States' voice in world affairs "has been muted" under President Obama.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onAugust 28, 2012
While the RNC is in Tampa, the DCCC and CBC will be on Twitter, encouraging voters to support the president by voting for House Democratic candidates.
by Ta-Nehisi Coates onAugust 25, 2012
The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates cites the national response to the president's comments about Trayvon Martin's death as an example of how, despite Obama's general avoidance of "radioactive racial issues of yesteryear ... his indelible blackness irradiates everything he touches."
by Lynette Holloway onAugust 23, 2012
President Obama says his job does not involve "convincing folks his faith in Jesus is legitimate and real."
by Jonathan Capehart onAugust 22, 2012
To the dismay of Republicans, President Barack Obama's remarks on the "legitimate rape" comment by Rep. Todd Akin will continue to dominate the national conversation, Jonathan Capehart writes in his Washington Post column.
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onAugust 21, 2012
As Obama is criticized over government aid for the poor, the rich continue to benefit from handouts.
by David Swerdlick onAugust 18, 2012
Writing at the New York Daily News, The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick says that the president's experience could teach Romney a lesson about the "small-minded" issue of his history with the IRS.
by David Swerdlick onAugust 16, 2012
In a blog post for the New York Daily News, The Root's contributing editor David Swerdlick says that Mitt Romney's running mate "has stuck his hand in the cookie jar, but he wants you to think that Obama's the cookie monster."
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