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Race & the GOP: Tyler Becker

The 2008 general election campaign brought America its first African-American president. Barack Obama’s election will forever stand in the hearts and minds of Americans as a moment of progress. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech less than fifty years ago, to put the achievement in perspective. Despite President Obama’s… Keep Reading

Race & the GOP: Sam Sussman

Sam Sussman maintains that the racialization of politics is a GOP strategy Last week, the Republican Presidential Primary reached a new low — who would have thunk it? — even before Newt Gingrich promised a 51st state on the moon (this, sadly, is not a joke. Google it). In the days before the South Carolina… Keep Reading

Romney’s business record attacks unnecessary tactic

The onslaught of attacks on Republican presidential candidate and former Governor Mitt Romney’s (R-MA) record at Bain Capital, a private equity firm, began even prior to Romney’s New Hampshire primary victory. The so-called “anti-Romney” candidates realized what political observers determined after the Iowa Caucus: with a small win in Iowa and a solid win in… Keep Reading

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