Iowa Straw Poll on the Outs With GOP Establishment
Thomas Beaumont, Associated PressThursday, November 22, 2012 - 7:30amOnce 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
Republicans: GOP Needs to Get With the Times
Kasie Hunt, Steve Peoples, Associated PressSunday, November 18, 2012 - 6:30pmInterviews 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
An Unperfect Government
Gregory Kane, BlackAmericaWeb.comFriday, November 16, 2012 - 1:00pmIf 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
Romney: Obama Won With 'Gifts' to Certain Voters
Douglass K. Daniel, Associated PressWednesday, November 14, 2012 - 7:15pmRepublican 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
COMMENTARY: Obama: Four More Years of Racism
Senior Political Correspondent, Blackamericaweb.comMonday, 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
Face of U.S. Changing; Elections to Look Different
Connie Cass, Nancy Benac, Associated PressMonday, November 12, 2012 - 5:00pmNonwhites 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
Who's Who: 2016 Presidential Hopefuls
Frederick Cosby, BlackAmericaWeb.comSunday, November 11, 2012 - 12:00pmObama’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
Strong Black Voter Turnout Translates to Obama Win
Denise Stewart, BlackAmericaWeb.comWednesday, November 7, 2012 - 3:15pmThe 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
The Future is Now
Tonyaa Weathersbee, BlackAmericaWeb.comWednesday, November 7, 2012 - 9:15pmCall 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
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