Jamelle points out that Obama’s predecessors won re-election despite getting mollywhopped in their midterms.
Colorlines’ editor Kai Wright says Obama can still change the state of the union, despite last night’s results.
A reminder that Harry Reid won because he’s actually pretty good at what he does — being a politician.
Apologies for the delay on this week’s podcast. There were a grip of technical issues we had to straighten out. But without further ado…
This week, Jamelle, Nicole, Joel and Monica discuss the reaction to Inez Sainz‘s reports of sexual harassment, the surprising D.C. mayoral primary and its implications, and why [...]
Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, who with Cory Booker and Barack Obama formed the triumverate of the “new wave” of black politicians emerging as national leaders, lost his re-election bid to Vince Gray, the D.C. council chair last night. A lot was made of race: polls showed that white voters overwhelming supported Fenty, while [...]
Today in my office, a pimp and his prostitute came looking for advice on where to score some blow and advice on how to fill out their W-2s. When I told them what they could do, they accused me of encouraging them to engage in public masturbation. I hope Beck and Co. don’t get [...]
There are four politicians who are always hit with that label:
Senator Barack Obama.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
Congressman Harold Ford, Jr.
Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty.
Or is that just a coincidence?