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WSJ: Obama is Fit and Black

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

The article was inane, and also a reach -- the author resorted to a chat room just to find a member of the anti-fit voting bloc.

Racial Tensions Roil Democratic Party

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A series of comments from Senator Hillary Clinton, her husband, and her supporters are spurring a racial backlash and adding a divisive edge to the pr...

Obama Talks Race To Black Iowans

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a rare scene in Iowa: an audience that included a large percentage of minorities. After a two-day swing through western Iowa, Sen. Barack Obam...

Obama's PAC Giving Money To Supportive Candidates In Primary States

Washington Post | John Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) launched his presidential campaign in January, he stopped raising money for his Hopefund, the political action committee...

Thompson On Jena Six: "I Don't Know Anything About It"

TPM Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By any reasonable measure, Fred Thompson, the actor-lobbyist-presidential candidate, is off to a rough start. Particularly on policy matters, Thompson...

Jackson Criticizes Obama For "Acting Like He's White"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called Tuesday on Democrats seeking the 2008 nomination for president to give S.C. voters "something to vote for" when they go ...

Smiley: GOP Candidates Ignore Minorities

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three of the four leading Republican presidential candidates turned down invitations to a PBS debate this month at a historically black college in Bal...