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Opinion: Why Romney Will Make Gains with Black Voters in November

Thursday, July 12, 2012

I suspect ears of some black voters that had always tuned Romney out listened in and heard a different person than they've been told about.

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Opinion: Obama's on Shaky Ground With Crucial Constituencies

Monday, June 04, 2012

The President should be concerned about recent polling that shows his rival gaining ground among the same groups that elected him in 2008.

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The Takeaway

Flash Forward: How African-Americans and Latinos Will Shape Politics

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Like the Iowa caucuses before it, the relevance of New Hampshire's primary has been questioned because of the state's 94 percent white population. Major demographic changes are taking place across the country, increasing diversity in regions that have not traditionally been destinations for Latino immigrants, as well as the shift of affluent, northern-born African-Americans to the south. The Takeaway takes a look at what issues are important to these voters in the 2012 election and beyond.

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Can Black Voters Tip the Scales for the Democrats?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

In 2008, African-American voters came out in record numbers to vote for Barack Obama. This week, President Obama began a media push to reach out to those same voters, appearing as a call-in guest on The Tom Joyner Show and the Al Sharpton Show, among others. But will it be possible to convince previously excited "Yes We Can" supporters to vote, even without Obama on the ballot?

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