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Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin On Morning Joe: GOP Using Fear To Seize Political Narrative As Midterms Loom [VIDEO]

Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss Jeremy Peters’ New York Times op-ed, “GOP’s Campaigns Have Recurring Theme: Be Afraid.” The Times’ opinion piece highlights Republicans continuous use of fear when attacking President Barack Obama and Democrats. As the 2014 midterm elections near, is this all that the GOP has to sway votes […]

White House: Don’t Discount GOP Calls To Impeach Obama

White House: Don’t Discount GOP Calls To Impeach Obama

Source: Jake Miller / CBS News Democrats shouldn’t be so quick to discount Republican calls to impeach President Obama, a top aide to the president said Friday, warning that House Republicans may be more eager to act on the threat of impeachment than people realize. “I think a lot of people in this town laugh that […]

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Republican Obama Hate Fest Continues

NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: The Republican Obama Hate Fest Continues

Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel break down why President Barack Obama is not getting any love from Republicans. The GOP has been running a campaign of hate ever since Pres. Obama was elected. Is all of this animosity based on his race, politics or a little of both? Jennifer Streaks shares cheap travel and vacation tips on “NewsOne […]

Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Source:  Ashley Al / The Huffington Post The Florida Legislature illegally redrew boundaries defining congressional districts to benefit the Republican Party, a circuit court judge ruled Thursday. The League of Women Voters, along with a coalition of voters, challenged the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature after it redrew congressional district lines in 2012, suggesting boundaries were manipulated to benefit GOP […]

First Lady Michelle Obama Hits GOP Over School Lunch Plan

First Lady Michelle Obama Hits GOP Over School Lunch Plan

Source: David Jackson /  USA Today WASHINGTON – First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the political/policy arena Tuesday, criticizing House Republicans over a plan to permit exceptions to new federal nutrition standards for school lunches. “This is unacceptable,” she said while meeting with an invited group of school nutrition officials. “It’s unacceptable to me not just as […]

Rand Paul Slams Cliven Bundy’s Racist Rant

Rand Paul Slams Cliven Bundy’s Racist Rant

Source: Jonathan Topaz / Politico Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Dean Heller on Thursday both denounced as “offensive” and “racist” Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s recent comments about African-Americans. “His remarks on race are offensive and I wholeheartedly disagree with him,” Paul said in a statement, according to Business Insider. “Senator Heller completely disagrees with Mr. […]

Congressman Tells Black Constituent He’s Not Sure The Civil Rights Act Is Constitutional

Congressman Tells Black Constituent He’s Not Sure The Civil Rights Act Is Constitutional

Source: Scott Keyes / Think Progress GAINESVILLE, Florida — Last week, former presidents and dignitaries celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, which bans many forms of employment discrimination and whites-only lunch counters, among other things. This week, a Republican congressman declared that he’s not sure if the Civil Rights Act is even constitutional. […]

GOP: Dial 1-800-Ask-A-Black-Man Before Commenting On Race

GOP: Dial 1-800-Ask-A-Black-Man Before Commenting On Race

by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com Host and Managing Editor of TV One’s NewsOne Now Every time a Republican gets into hot water, Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, has to pull a Florida Evans impression when the “Good Times” character yelled, “Damn! Damn! Damn!” Anyone with half a brain knows that the GOP has […]

President Obama Vows To Fight GOP Led Voting Restrictions

President Obama Vows To Fight GOP Led Voting Restrictions

Source: Andrew Rafferty / NBC News President Barack Obama on Friday vowed to fight back against Republican led efforts to implement restrictive voter identification measures in some states, capping off a week in which Democrats have attempted to bring the issue to the forefront of national attention. “The right to vote is threatened today in a […]

Jimmy Carter: ‘Race’ Motivates White Men To Vote Republican

Jimmy Carter: ‘Race’ Motivates White Men To Vote Republican

Source: theGrio Forrmer president Jimmy Carter is never shy about speaking his mind on modern politics. And in a no holds barred interview with Salon, the “Man from Plains” spoke plainly about why a generation of white men have solidly embraced the Republican party in multiple elections. Related: Jimmy Carter: Obama The Only President So Far Not To Call […]

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