Black America Web - 2012 campaign

  1. Iowa Straw Poll on the Outs With GOP Establishment
    Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
    Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 7:30am
    Once a festive checkpoint on the road to the leadoff Iowa caucuses, the poll has devolved into a full-blown sideshow, says Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (shown above). (Photo: AP)

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do to

  2. Republicans: GOP Needs to Get With the Times
    Kasie Hunt, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
    Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 6:30pm
    Interviews with more than a dozen Republicans at all levels of the party indicated that postelection soul-searching must quickly turn into a period of action. (Photo: AP)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear some Republicans tell it, the Grand Old Party needs to get with the times.

    Some of the early prescriptions offered by

  3. An Unperfect Government
    Gregory Kane,
    Friday, November 16, 2012 - 1:00pm
    If the Electoral College and the U.S. Senate had both been abolished back around 2000, guess who wouldn’t have been re-elected president on November 6? (Photo: AP)

    At one point during last Tuesday night’s election returns, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney led in the popular vote.
    But that was AFTER

  4. Romney: Obama Won With 'Gifts' to Certain Voters
    Douglass K. Daniel, Associated Press
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 7:15pm
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack Obama won re-election because of the "gifts" he had already provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters. (Photo: AP)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack

  5. COMMENTARY: Obama: Four More Years of Racism
    Senior Political Correspondent,
    Monday, November 12, 2012 - 4:15pm

    The racial hatred toward President Barack Obama never ends.

    It was bad enough that conservative blowhard Ann Coulter called Obama a “retard,” but now that Obama has soundly thrashed Mitt Romney to re-claim the White House, angry bigots are coming out of the shadows.

    Take Denise Helms, a 22-year-old California woman who was living in complete obscurity until last week’s racial meltdown.

     “Another 4 years of this nigger,” Helms wrote on her Facebook page on Election Night. “Maybe he will get

  6. Face of U.S. Changing; Elections to Look Different
    Connie Cass, Nancy Benac, Associated Press
    Monday, November 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
    Nonwhites made up 28 percent of the electorate this year, compared with 20 percent in 2000. (Photo: AP)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just the economy, stupid. It's the demographics — the changing face of America.

    The 2012 elections drove home trends that have been embedded in the fine print of

  7. Who's Who: 2016 Presidential Hopefuls
    Frederick Cosby,
    Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 12:00pm
    Obama’s second and final term means a jump ball for the White House in 2016, and there is no shortage of Democrats and Republican who are positioning themselves or pondering a run in 2016. (Photo: AP)

    The votes were barely in and the celebratory confetti barely dropped on President Barack

  8. Strong Black Voter Turnout Translates to Obama Win
    Denise Stewart,
    Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 3:15pm
    The strong showing from blacks and Hispanics at the polls on Tuesday that helped re-elect President Barack Obama and boosted several Democrats into office. (Photo: AP)

    The strong showing from blacks and Hispanics at the polls on Tuesday that helped re-elect President Barack Obama and boosted several Democrats into office

  9. The Future is Now
    Tonyaa Weathersbee,
    Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 9:15pm
    Call it a preview of 2042. In three decades, people of color are expected to comprise more than half of the population.

    The future arrived early this week.  Thirty years early, to be exact.

    It blew in in time to send Barack Obama, the nation’s first black president, to the White House for a second term. It put him

  10. Dominique on Obama's Re-Election, The in-Labor Voter & More
    Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 5:15am

    Dominique on Obama's re-election, rhe in-Labor voter and Jesse Jackson Jr.'s re-election.

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Today's Poll Question

What issues are most important to you?

Jobs - 50%
Healthcare - 25%
Nation Debt - 25%
Taxes - 0%

Total votes: 4
The voting for this poll has ended on: 26 May 2012 - 03:44