Last week’s exit polls showed that 93 percent of African-Americans and 71 percent of Latinos voted for President Barack Obama. As the electorate becomes more and more diverse, clearly the Republican Party has a problem — a big problem. But that is an opportunity for African-Americans, who often feel the Democratic Party takes them for […]
Roland Martin talks with Republican Michael Steele about Mitt Romney and the future of the Republican party. Plus, he hints at voting for President Barack Obama for re-election this year.
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com If you took a moment during the heat of the presidential race to drop by the Mitt Romney campaign office, you would have been shocked by the number of white people working to get him elected. About the only color you would have seen were the red and white […]
Roland Martin discusses Mitt Romney’s post-election comments on President Obama’s gifts to minorities and Sen. John McCain bashing Ambassador Susan Rice.
Roland Martin, Will Cain and CNN’s Carol Costello debate Mitt Romney’s recent comments to campaign donors stating President Obama won because he gave large gifts to Blacks, Latinos and young voters.
Source: Ashley Parker / The Caucus / The New York Times A week after losing the election to President Obama, Mitt Romney blamed his overwhelming electoral loss on what he said were big “gifts” that the president had bestowed on loyal Democratic constituencies, including young voters, African-Americans and Hispanics. In a conference call on Wednesday […]
Source: The Los Angeles Times Mitt Romney told his top donors Wednesday that his loss to President Obama was a disappointing result that neither he nor his top aides had expected, but said he believed his team ran a “superb” campaign with “no drama,” and attributed his rival’s victory to “the gifts” the administration had given to […]
At the top of our agenda this week: President Obama wins big reelection victory, African-American voters crucial all across the country. Did GOP voter suppression efforts inspire black and Latino voters? You bet! In the “Washington Watch” roundtable, Democratic strategist Karen Finney, Republican strategist Elroy Sailor, Deborah Simmons of “The Washington Times” and Pennsylvania state […]
Exit polls showed that an overwhelming majority of Latino and — and Asian-American voters — more than 70 percent of each group — voted to reelect President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Combined with black voters, who supported President Obama in even higher numbers, these voters of color were able to carry key states for the […]
Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss factors that angered African-Americans and what both campaigns failed to address during the 2012 election cycle. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features Democratic strategist and MSNBC contributor Karen Finney, Republican strategist Elroy Sailor, Deborah Simmons of “The Washington Times,” and Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Hughes. MR. MARTIN: […]