Op-Ed

Democrats Beat Themselves

By Ron Daniels NNPA Columnist   In the face of a calculated and relentless assault by Republicans on Barack Obama, a president with a dismal approval rating, Democratic candidates panicked and frantically ran away from the president and his/their “record” over the past six years. Read More

Op-Ed

Democrats Defy Logic

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   The closer Election Day gets, the more confused I am by the behavior of Democrats. For the past several years, there has been this false obsession with the importance of the Hispanic vote. All you hear in the media Read More

Op-Ed

Black Vote is Up for Grabs

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist I had separate conversations with two governors last week.  Both were White, one was a Democrat and one was a Republican.  We were discussing next month’s elections and what they each thought would happen.  The amazing thing was their respective Read More

Politics

Detroit Turnout Crucial for Dems

T. Kelly, Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen DETROIT (The Michigan Citizen)—The Michigan Democratic Party is rolling out an aggressive plan to win the African American vote this November. President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign transformed Democratic strategy for one of its core constituencies, African Read More

Politics

President Obama: Republicans Blocked 500 Bills

[Politico] – President Barack Obama is railing against congressional Republicans, telling a Hollywood crowd that the midterm elections are crucial because the GOP is willing “to say no to everything.” The president, speaking at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee event Wednesday evening hosted at Walt Read More