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White Working Class Voters

Romney Struggling To Appeal To Crucial Voting Bloc

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even a...

Obama And Romney Face Tough Fight For Key Group

nytimes.com | RICHARD W. STEVENSON | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

Both are Harvard-educated millionaires....

The Politics of the White Working Class in the 2012 Election

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

In New Hampshire, Rick Santorum is attempting to move beyond his familiar identity as the social conservative's dream candidate, by emphasizing a carefully calibrated conservative version of economic populism.

Romney Trawls for White Working-Class Votes in New Hampshire on The Howie Carr Show

Jackson Katz | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Jackson Katz

As the campaign moves to New Hampshire, Mitt Romney is getting free advice on how to reach blue-collar Republicans from conservative talk radio host Howie Carr.

The New Civil War Among Whites

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The recent AP-Gfk poll reconfirmed that whites again are at political war with each other. The war is over Obama. The division is fueled by the same race, class, and governance issues that sparked the Civil War.

Pride and Confusion on the Campaign Trail

Graydon Gordian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Graydon Gordian

As an Obama staffer in Michigan, reasonably often I found myself saying, "Which would be worse: losing your job or having a black president?"

How About Those White People?

Susan Madrak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Madrak

Elections aren't about intellect. They're about emotion. That's why people so often vote against their own interests.

A Look Into The Mind Of White Working-Class Voters (VIDEO)

American News Project | Mike Fritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Much has been said about white working-class voters. But those who've been doing all the talking are pollsters and political operatives. As part of th...

Class Insults Unite: "Wearing A Flag Pin And Showing His Crack"

Joan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Williams

Obama's doing a great job keeping the focus on the economy. Let's not blow it on the cultural front.

Sam Stein

"Mudcat" Saunders: Why Obama Isn't Winning Working Class Whites

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White working class voters. They make up the constituency that many argue will decide the Democratic primary, and one that has thus far proven thorny ...