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Gene Demby

Black Democrats Tout Obama, Blast Romney As Convention Gets Underway | Gene Demby | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

As Republicans took to the floor Tuesday to nominate Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention, Democrats warned that Romney's policies would ...

Where Up-And-Coming Black Politicos Went To School

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 10.05.2012 | Black Voices

In keeping with BlackVoices' back-to-school theme this month, we decided to take a look at the college backgrounds of some rising political stars....

Sam Stein

Epic Rahm Emanuel Tirade Detailed In New Book | Sam Stein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Jodi Kantor's new book on the burdens placed on President Barack Obama and his marriage during his first years in office is replete with colorful anec...

Sam Stein

DNC Memo: Political Pundits Got Debt Ceiling Scorecard Wrong | Sam Stein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rush to frame the winners and losers in the debt ceiling deal stands in stark contrast to the protracted negotiations over the debt ...

Obama-AFL-CIO Lovefest: Once Again, Labor Hopes President Will Prove Loyalty

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

Despite their frustrations with the Obama administration and Democrats, union leaders desperately want to believe the president is on their side after all the resources they invested in his presidency.

Patrick Gaspard, Obama's Karl Rove, Has His Hands Full

The Daily Beast | Dayo Olopade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Those anxious about their chances this fall should keep their eyes backstage, where the publicity-shy Patrick Gaspard, the veteran New York organizer ...

Can Paterson Learn From The Secret Race to Replace Jon Corzine?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Unfortunately for Paterson, he has disadvantages that Corzine did not: a contested primary next September and powerful leaders opposed to his renomination.

Jon Corzine Almost Gave Up Reelection Bid

The Newark Star Ledger | Josh Margolin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was the great urban legend of the campaign: With the White House worried, a frustrated Gov. Jon Corzine was having second thoughts and came close t...

Phasing Out of Transition and Into the Book Business

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Leaving transition work, I find myself a lot more hopeful about generally progressive policy coming out of the Obama administration than some of my friends in the progressive blogosphere.

Sam Stein

Patrick Gaspard: Obama's Glue Man | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When you ask former and current colleagues to describe Patrick Gaspard, the picture they paint is eerily universal. Barack Obama's political director...

Patrick Gaspard: Obama's Political Director

HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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