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Young People Ba-Rock the Vote First Encounters: The Man Who Would Be President Obama’s Win: Newspapers React Fugees’ Pras Says Obama Victory a Win for Youth Jackson’s Got Next? Other Races A President for All America Transcript of Obama’s Speech McCain Concedes, Offers Congratulations to Obama Reaction: Obama Victory Speech Ben Jealous Talks About the Next President and Black America CNN: Obama Wins Presidency RNC Celebration Turns Glum as McCain Concedes The Watchers Update, Poll Closings: 7:30 p.m. Students in Philadelphia Face Voting Challenges 9 p.m. Poll Closings, Obama Pushes Ahead Barack Obama Is Elected President McCain’s Lead Dwindles as Polls Close in Virginia Update, Poll Closings: 8 p.m. Hey, Danny! Living Legend Ties an Old Chicago to a New America Florida May Swing for Obama Hoosiers Split Their Vote 7 p.m. Poll Closings GOP Reports Voter Intimidation Nobody’s Perfect, But He’ll Take McCain Not Just Hope, Confidence Restored McCain’s Final Push Obama Campaigns in Indiana Rain Doesn’t Dampen Plans for Virginia Voters State-by-State Election Info Lull in Voters as Florida Poll Officials Combat Glitches What a Prediction: From 1976′s Pettigrew to 2008′s Obama Voting for the Rock Star Too Young To Vote, But Not to Make a Difference Long Lines but Few Early Problems in Key States 13,000 Miles to Vote Teachers Union Rep Anticipates Obama Win All the Way from Sweden: An Obama Supporter Voting Complaints to Reach 200,000 Obama Votes Norristown Seniors Get Out the Vote Virginia Has High Turnout in the Rain Hoosiers Head to the Polls Early McCain Rocks the Vote Down to the Wire Monday Night Football: The Last Stand Registration Problems, Long Lines May Mar Election The Final Lap Obama’s Grandmother Dies Law Students See Diminished Glass Ceiling Voter Hopes His First Presidential Ballot Elects the First Black President Mike the Carpenter Palin Gets Punked Is McCain ‘Delighted’ by New Obama Ad? Trail Mix McCain: Blame the Media Straight-Ticket Voting a Confusing Issue in N.C. Voter Suppression: Another Low-Brow Tactic Know Your Rights Before Hitting the Polls Obama Pushing for Arizona and Georgia McCain: Blame the Media Surge of New Registrations in Georgia Gives Black Voters Power Candidates Weigh In on GDP Numbers Obama Infomerical: Too Much or Just Right? Candidates Focus on Florida Deficit Grows with McCain or Obama Arizona: No Love for McCain? Early Voting Surge Study: Women at the Forefront McCain Pulls Away from Bush, Obama Pulls Away in the Polls Making the Case for John McCain Making the Case for Barack Obama 100% Turnout for Black Voters? Let’s Get Ready to Rumble Obama Presents Closing Case to Ohio McCain Talks Economy in Cleveland No Home…Vote! Palin’s Hometown Paper Has No Love for Governor ‘Joe’ Drains the Real Issues Affecting Small Businesses Trail Mix Number of First Time Voters Remains Flat Endorsements Might Sway Swing Votes Presidential Election or Salem Witch Hunt? The Prejudice That May Rear Its Head EDITORIAL: Barack Obama for President Early Voting Problems Plague Florida Voter Fraud: Behind the Hype, GOP’s Own Scandal Candidates Fire-up Electorate for Early Voting Obama Raised $150 Million in September Colin Powell Endorses Obama Game Ads: Has Barack Obama Gone too Far? FBI Investigates ACORN Trail Mix: The Final Debate They’re not “Fringe People,” They’re GOP Staffers Hip Hop’s Soundtrack to the Election Black Students, Voter Eligibility Questioned The Third Debate: And the Pundits Prefer… Debate 3: Spin Alley Ayers, ACORN, and ‘Joe the Plumber’ The Final Showdown The Last Stand: Presidential Debate #3 Cut to the Chase Pre-Debate Q&A with Adolfo Franco Pre-Debate Q&A With Valerie Jarrett The Final Debate Obama: The Student’s Choice McCain and RNC Hammer at Obama’s ACORN Involvement Obama’s Urban Agenda: An Economic Engine for the Nation Jobs, Baby, Jobs McCain Struggles While Obama Pulls Ahead Voters Leery of Negative Campaigns McCain Campaign Leader Pens Racist Rant Coffee Choice May Predict Election Trail Mix Economy Poses Difficult Challenge for Candidates ‘Barack Osama:’ Typo or Intentional? Obama, McCain Differ on Children’s Health Insurance Alleged Palin Hacker Pleads Not Guilty Voter Purge May Be Illegal, and Unintentional Obama's Advertising Strategy Obama’s Advertising Strategy ‘That One’ And the Winner is… Obama vs. McCain Round 2 Walk-Up to the Debate The Young Set Prefers Obama RNC Sues Obama Campaign Over Donors Candidates Sling Mud Voter Suppression on College Campuses Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past Attack Ads Lead up to Second Presidential Debate Russell Simmons Joins the Obama Campaign Bush Signs Bailout Bill The R-Word Looms Trail Mix Voter Registration Deadline Monday Pocketbook Politics Factchecking the Candidates How’d They Do? How’d They Do? Palin vs. Biden McCain Cedes Michigan Pot, Meet Kettle The Debate Voters Have Been Waiting For FAR-Reaching Bailout Is Palin Out of Her League? Ohio Commences Early Voting

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Young People Ba-Rock the Vote

(source: mybarackobama.com)
They came out in droves on Tuesday, an estimated 24 million of…

By Renita Burns

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First Encounters: The Man Who Would Be President

In 2003, a lanky Illinois politician entered the offices of Black Enterprise. Our…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama’s Win: Newspapers React

The New York Times: With a message of hope and competence, he drew in legions…

By Renita Burns

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Fugees’ Pras Says Obama Victory a Win for Youth

Pras Michel of the 1990s top-selling rap group, The Fugees, was hanging out…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jackson’s Got Next?

Now that Sen. Barack Obama is president of the United States, his Senate…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Other Races

While the race between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain was definitely THE…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A President for All America

Now that the heady elation of Obama's landslide victory over Sen. John McCain, the first African American president-elect has a very long to-do list.

History was made last night when the U.S. elected Barack Obama president.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama—as prepared for delivery. 
“If there is anyone out there who…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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McCain Concedes, Offers Congratulations to Obama

After a highly contentious presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain held a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Reaction: Obama Victory Speech

(source: Getty Images)Throngs of supporters descended upon Grant Park in Chicago to hear…

By Renita Burns

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Ben Jealous Talks About the Next President and Black America

On Election Day, NAACP president addresses voting irregularities nationwide

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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CNN: Obama Wins Presidency

Though a number of polls across the nation have yet to close or tally votes,…

By Renita Burns

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RNC Celebration Turns Glum as McCain Concedes

The twenty-two month battle for the highest position in the country came to a halt…

By Brittany Hutson

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The Watchers

They won’t tell you their name, they won’t tell you where they’re from, all they…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Update, Poll Closings: 7:30 p.m.

Update: CBS and MSNBC project a win for Obama in Ohio. MSNBC shows Obama ahead…

By Renita Burns

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Students in Philadelphia Face Voting Challenges

Managing to wake up at 4 a.m. to stand in line hours before the polls…

By Brittany Diggs

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9 p.m. Poll Closings, Obama Pushes Ahead

A number of swing states closed polls at 9 p.m. including Sen. John…

By Renita Burns

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Barack Obama Is Elected President

Barack Obama defeated John McCain to become the first African American elected as president…

By Joyce Jones

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McCain’s Lead Dwindles as Polls Close in Virginia

The last time Virginia’s electoral votes went to a Democratic presidential candidate was 1964,…

By Cliff Hocker

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Update, Poll Closings: 8 p.m.

The second round of poll closings occurred at 8 p.m., rolling through a night filled…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Hey, Danny!

 
Local school children are also enthusiastic fans of their congressman, Rep. Danny Davis, pictured here…

By Joyce Jones

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Living Legend Ties an Old Chicago to a New America

As flocks of Obama supporters gather in Chicago, one native recalls demonstrations past

Obama’s campaign ends in a city where King campaigned for equal rights

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Florida May Swing for Obama

One frequently heard theme about the Obama–McCain presidential contest was that while young voters might…

By Robert Woodard

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Hoosiers Split Their Vote

Many Indiana voters cast ballots for Obama and Republican governor

It was news Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jill Long Thompson didn’t want to hear. Many Hoosiers…

By Michael Dabney

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7 p.m. Poll Closings

update – As more poll places tally votes, numbers show McCain lead in…

By Renita Burns

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GOP Reports Voter Intimidation

As citizens flock in droves to rock the vote today,…

By Renita Burns

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Nobody’s Perfect, But He’ll Take McCain

The lawn in front of the Upper Merion Baptist Church is riddled with signs promoting…

By Brittany Diggs

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Not Just Hope, Confidence Restored

 
Barack Obama addressed supporters at a rally at the University of Cinncinati in…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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McCain’s Final Push

During a campaign stop in Grand Junction, Colorado, earlier today Sen. John McCain implored voters…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Campaigns in Indiana

Obama made a mid-morning trip to Indianapolis, stopping at a Westside union hall where members were working phone banks.

Barack Obama made a mid-morning trip to Indianapolis on Tuesday, stopping at a Westside union…

By Michael Dabney

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Plans for Virginia Voters

Voting had slowed down to a steady trickle by 10:40 a.m., when I conducted an…

By Cliff Hocker

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State-by-State Election Info

In this historic presidential election, the premise that every vote counts seems more and…

By Renita Burns

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Lull in Voters as Florida Poll Officials Combat Glitches

Minor malfunctions in scanning devices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lakeland, and Orlando dampened the mood of Floridas election officials

Minor malfunctions in scanning devices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Lakeland, and Orlando dampened the mood…

By Robert Woodard

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What a Prediction: From 1976′s Pettigrew to 2008′s Obama

Apparently, Berry Reece, author of Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact series, envisioned a 1976…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Voting for the Rock Star

Citizens cast votes in Florida's key I-4 corridor

Sen. John McCain’s campaign spent much of the past two months derisively referring to Sen.…

By Robert Woodard

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Too Young To Vote, But Not to Make a Difference

Ricky Roneisi, 9, and Kanani D’Angelo, 11, haven’t been involved in politics for very long…

By Joyce Jones

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Long Lines but Few Early Problems in Key States

Swing states with the most at stake seem to have the longest lines

After what may feel to many like one of the longest presidential campaign seasons in…

By Joyce Jones

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13,000 Miles to Vote

Contractor travels from Afghanistan to Ohio to cast vote for Obama

For some, however making the trip to cast their ballot was a long, rocky road–literally.…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Teachers Union Rep Anticipates Obama Win

Brenda Pryor, is a field representative for Cook County College Teachers Union, Local 1600, …

By Joyce Jones

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All the Way from Sweden: An Obama Supporter

Linus Aldefors is not eligible to vote in this country and doesn’t even live here.…

By Joyce Jones

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Voting Complaints to Reach 200,000

 
 
(Source: denverpost.com)As a record number of voters flood polling place, the Election Protection…

By Renita Burns

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Obama Votes

Sen. Barack Obama and wife Michelle casted their ballots today in Chicago with…

By Renita Burns

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Norristown Seniors Get Out the Vote

In battleground states like Pennsylvania voters exercising their rights could be spotted standing in lines hours before the polls opened

The Senior Adult Activities Center in Norristown, Pa., is usually filled with senior citizens seeking…

By Brittany Diggs

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Virginia Has High Turnout in the Rain

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people from showing up at the polls in Virginia.

Rain usually means lower voter turnout, but the cool, wet weather is not stopping people…

By Cliff Hocker

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Hoosiers Head to the Polls Early

Randy and Nicole Fields braved the early morning chill and were near the head of a long line at their northeast Indianapolis polling place when voting started in Indiana at 6 a.m.

Randy and Nicole Fields braved the early morning chill and were near the head of…

By Michael Dabney

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McCain Rocks the Vote

 
 

Presidential hopeful John McCain was videoed leaving an Arizona polling place earlier today. After McCain…

By Renita Burns

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Down to the Wire

Obama and McCain to campaign throughout Election Day

With the end finally in sight, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama are taking nothing…

By Joyce Jones

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Monday Night Football: The Last Stand

Last night, Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain appeared during the Monday Night…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Registration Problems, Long Lines May Mar Election

Web sites help voters find assistance to voting inquiries and polling problems

Web sites help If only hanging chads were the country’s biggest headache this election year.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Final Lap

McCain edges up in the polls, while Obama focuses in on states Bush won in 2004

Early voting makes a difference in turnout of black voters

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama’s Grandmother Dies

Sen. Barack Obama announced the death today of his grandmother, who helped raise him.

Sen. Barack Obama announced the death today of his grandmother, who helped raise him.

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Law Students See Diminished Glass Ceiling

Before running for the U.S. Senate, Sen. Barack Obama served as a professor at…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter Hopes His First Presidential Ballot Elects the First Black President

At 19, Andrew Kilpatrick is not old enough to remember many of the nation’s civil…

By Joyce Jones

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Mike the Carpenter

It’s a gorgeously sunny day in downtown Chicago and Michael Smith, a Carpenters Union steward,…

By Joyce Jones

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Palin Gets Punked

Gov. Sarah Palin was pranked yesterday by Canada’s Masked Avengers.
Palin unwittingly took a call…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Is McCain ‘Delighted’ by New Obama Ad?

Talk about waiting until the last minute. Vice President Dick Cheney endorsed Sen. John McCain for president while he was campaigning for GOP candidates in his home state of Wyoming.

Talk about waiting until the last minute. Vice President Dick Cheney endorsed Sen. John McCain…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Trail Mix

Three days out, it is what it is

With the candidates’ closing arguments behind them, their fate now rests with the voters

By Joyce Jones

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McCain: Blame the Media

(Source: John McCain)

Sen. John McCain turned up the notch in his media blame game after…

By Renita Burns

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Straight-Ticket Voting a Confusing Issue in N.C.

Americans all over the country are wondering about the validity of a rumor that was forwarded to voters by e-mail in several states. It warned that if voters choose to cast a straight-ticket or straight-party ballot, they could inadvertently not vote for president of the United States.

Americans all over the country are wondering about the validity of a rumor that was…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter Suppression: Another Low-Brow Tactic

A fake State Board of Elections flier directing Republicans to vote on Nov. 4 and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Know Your Rights Before Hitting the Polls

Being informed can help counteract voter suppression tactics

American voters are poised to make history one way or another next Tuesday, and election…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Pushing for Arizona and Georgia

Sen. Barack Obama will be making a pull for three states not quite…

By Renita Burns

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McCain: Blame the Media

Sen. John McCain turned up the notch in his media blame game after…

By Renita Burns

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Surge of New Registrations in Georgia Gives Black Voters Power

New registrations of black voters ran more than 25% higher this year than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Candidates Weigh In on GDP Numbers

Both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama today issued statements on the latest gross…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Infomerical: Too Much or Just Right?

Before the curtains close and lights dim on the 2008 Presidential election, Sen. Barack…

By Renita Burns

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Candidates Focus on Florida

Florida, Pennsylvania, and Ohio offer the most electoral votes, with 27, 21, and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Deficit Grows with McCain or Obama

The candidate’s tax plans are complicated for individuals, but according to the Tax…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Arizona: No Love for McCain?

(source: topnews.com)

In a presidential race few things are certain. One of which is…

By Renita Burns

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Early Voting Surge

Today, Sen. Barack Obama is giving what his campaign describes as the closing arguments…

By Renita Burns

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Study: Women at the Forefront

Growth of women-owned firms outpacing other small businesses

The growth of minority, women-owned businesses outpaced all other small businesses, at a rate of…

By Renita Burns

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McCain Pulls Away from Bush, Obama Pulls Away in the Polls

Today, Sen. Barack Obama is giving what his campaign describes as the closing arguments…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Making the Case for John McCain

(source: pastemagazine.com)

The State (S.C.): For more than 40 years, in war and peace, John McCain…

By Renita Burns

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Making the Case for Barack Obama

(source: barackobama.com)

The Santa Fe New Mexican: Neither he nor John McCain alone can overcome…

By Renita Burns

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100% Turnout for Black Voters?

(source: www.naacpldf.org)
With economic issues propelling many voters to the polls experts agree that voter turnout…

By Renita Burns

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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble

It appears as if things aren’t all peaches and cream in the McCain-Palin camp.

Politico is…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Presents Closing Case to Ohio

With polls showing a tight race in Ohio, Sen. Barack Obama today plans to make…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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McCain Talks Economy in Cleveland

In a speech on the economy today, Sen. John McCain told supporters that he would…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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No Home…Vote!

(source: eforeclosuremagazine.com)

Potential voters in Indiana scored a victory last week as the state court ruled…

By Renita Burns

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Palin’s Hometown Paper Has No Love for Governor

hAlaska’s largest newspaper yesterday endorsed Barack Obama for president, saying that Gov. Sarah Palin is…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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‘Joe’ Drains the Real Issues Affecting Small Businesses

Sen. John McCain is planning to ride the “Joe the Plumber” wave all the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Trail Mix

In 11 Days Anything Can Happen

In another, more progressive nation or perhaps even a different period in this nation’s history,…

By Joyce Jones

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Number of First Time Voters Remains Flat

(source: lohud.com)

There’s been a lot of of hoopla about Democrats raking in massive amounts of…

By Renita Burns

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Endorsements Might Sway Swing Votes

Over the last couple of weeks newspaper endorsements have been pouring in.  As of yesterday,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Presidential Election or Salem Witch Hunt?

Even as John McCain slips further in the polls, Republicans are continuing to spread dangerous…

By Renita Burns

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The Prejudice That May Rear Its Head

Will Obama fall victim to the 'Bradley effect'?

Race is one of those thorny topics that people rarely want to talk about…

By Joyce Jones

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EDITORIAL: Barack Obama for President

Democratic senator the right choice for change

As the 2008 presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Black Enterprise magazine publishes a special…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Early Voting Problems Plague Florida

It seems that Florida, the scene of election scandals in 2000 and 2004, still can’t…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voter Fraud: Behind the Hype, GOP’s Own Scandal

(source: www.naacpldf.org)
While the GOP point fingers of voter fraud at the Association of Community Organizations…

By Renita Burns

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Candidates Fire-up Electorate for Early Voting

Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain along with their surrogates are hitting the swing states…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Raised $150 Million in September

Barack Obama raised more than $150 million in September, a staggering amount of money that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Colin Powell Endorses Obama

After months of speculation and courting from both Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain,  former…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Game Ads: Has Barack Obama Gone too Far?

(source: gigaom.com)

Barack Obama spares no expense when it comes to getting his message out and…

By Renita Burns

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FBI Investigates ACORN

The raids on ACORN offices in Las Vegas and Ohio this month won’t be for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Trail Mix: The Final Debate

Eighteen days and counting, Obama maintains the lead

The third and final presidential candidate debate Oct. 15 between Sens. John McCain and…

By Joyce Jones

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They’re not “Fringe People,” They’re GOP Staffers

(source: gawker.com)

Apparently Sen. John McCain was wrong. Those zealous hate-mongers that made McCain-Palin rallies look…

By Renita Burns

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Hip Hop’s Soundtrack to the Election

(source: okayplayer.com)

Hip-hop continues to throw its unwavering support behind Sen. Barack Obama as he takes…

By Renita Burns

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Black Students, Voter Eligibility Questioned

(source: my.barackobama.com)

With the election 19 days aways controversy over voter fraud, intimidation and suppression have…

By Renita Burns

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The Third Debate: And the Pundits Prefer…

Heading into the final stretch, last night’s presidential debate at Hofstra University gave American’s their…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Debate 3: Spin Alley

After presidential debate #3 at Hofstra University, the media swarmed in on senators, governors, mayors and campaign…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ayers, ACORN, and ‘Joe the Plumber’

Without a doubt, three of the most popular topics of tonight’s debate were former radical…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Final Showdown

Last weekend, McCain said he’s going to “whip Obama’s you-know-what,” and he needed…

By Joyce Jones

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The Last Stand: Presidential Debate #3

Debate Transcripts

10:31pm – Go vote now. It will make you feel big and strong.

As…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Cut to the Chase

“Stop beating around the bush” is the general consensus of attendees of tonight’s debate at…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Pre-Debate Q&A with Adolfo Franco

Adolfo Franco, the McCain-Palin, Latin affairs advisor took a moment to call in and give…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Pre-Debate Q&A With Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett, Sen. Barack Obama’s long time friend and senior advisor sat down with BlackEnterprise.com…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Final Debate

 
 
 
Sen. John McCain is on the ropes and is expected to come out swinging at…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama: The Student’s Choice

If students could decide the presidential election who would be the next commander in chief?…

By Renita Burns

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McCain and RNC Hammer at Obama’s ACORN Involvement

Former Sens. John Danforth (R-Mo.) and Warren Rudman (R-NH) reissued an invitation today to Sen.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama’s Urban Agenda: An Economic Engine for the Nation

In a conference call today, Michael Coleman, mayor of Columbus, Ohio, addressed Obama’s plan for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jobs, Baby, Jobs

Sen. Barack Obama greets workers at a 3 p.m. shift change at the Chrysler machining…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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McCain Struggles While Obama Pulls Ahead

In Toledo Ohio, Sen. Barack Obama unveiled his economic rescue plan for the U.S. today.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Voters Leery of Negative Campaigns

Ever since Gov. Sarah Palin sought to link Sen. Barack Obama to Bill Ayers during…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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McCain Campaign Leader Pens Racist Rant

Seeds of misinformation sown by Sen. John McCain’s camp have sprouted into thorny pine bushes…

By Renita Burns

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Coffee Choice May Predict Election

With 22 days until Election Day, voters are looking at poll results to keep track…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Trail Mix

As the race winds down McCain goes negative

With just three weeks left until Election Day, the presidential campaign of Republican Sen.…

By Joyce Jones

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Economy Poses Difficult Challenge for Candidates

Obama, McCain may have to alter or scrap economic proposals

Most people have heard the old saying: Be careful what you wish for. And, soon…

By Joyce Jones

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‘Barack Osama:’ Typo or Intentional?

Sen. Barack Obama

Just exactly who will some 300 people in New York’s Rensselaer County be…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama, McCain Differ on Children’s Health Insurance

During round two of the presidential debates on Tuesday at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Alleged Palin Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

The son of a Democratic Tennessee state lawmaker pleaded not guilty Wednesday to hacking the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Voter Purge May Be Illegal, and Unintentional

Tens of thousands of eligible voters have been removed from voting rolls or blocked from…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama's Advertising Strategy

Will candidate's plan be to his ultimate detriment?

African American voters have long lamented that Democratic politicians take their vote for granted, while…

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Obama’s Advertising Strategy

Will candidate's plan be to his ultimate detriment?

African American voters have long lamented that Democratic politicians take their vote for granted, while…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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‘That One’

Tuesday night’s presidential debate wasn’t the be-all end-all meeting viewers had anticipated but there were…

By Renita Burns

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And the Winner is…

The presidential candidates knocked out their second debate last night in Nashville, Tennesee. The town…

By Renita Burns

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Obama vs. McCain Round 2

The debate ended without the fireworks some pundits were expecting. Though Sens. McCain and Obama…

By Renita Burns

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Walk-Up to the Debate

(Source: news.bbc.co.uk)

It’s round two of the presidential debates, with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain…

By Renita Burns

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The Young Set Prefers Obama

(Source: seattletimes.nwsource.com)
 
It’s no surprise. Sen. Barack Obama is the clear leader when it comes to…

By Renita Burns

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RNC Sues Obama Campaign Over Donors

The Republican National Committee said it plans to file a complaint today against Sen. Barack…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Candidates Sling Mud

It is less than 30 days before Election Day, and the gloves are off!

The McCain…

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Voter Suppression on College Campuses

Florida A&M University students look over a sample ballot while standing in line to vote…

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Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past

Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign is making sure voters are aware of Sen. John McCain’s transgressions…

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Obama Touts Documentary About McCain’s S&L Past

Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign is making sure voters are aware of Sen. John McCain’s transgressions…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Attack Ads Lead up to Second Presidential Debate

The past comes to roost for McCain, Obama

While the presidential candidates gear up for the second debate Tuesday evening at Belmont University…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Russell Simmons Joins the Obama Campaign

(Source: Barack Obama for America) Russell Simmons on the Obama campaign trail

Media mogul, Russell Simmons,…

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Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The R-Word Looms

Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 159,000 jobs were loss. The last time…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Trail Mix

Economy continues to take toll on McCain

With just three weeks left until Election Day, the presidential campaign of Republican Sen. John…

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Voter Registration Deadline Monday

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On Nov. 4 registered voters will have the opportunity send a message to…

By Renita Burns

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Pocketbook Politics

Faltering economy may lead voters to decide they really do need change

Democratic lawmakers were angry and disappointed when the bailout package was defeated in the…

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Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

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How’d They Do?

The debate that everyone had been waiting for is over. Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t…

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How’d They Do?

The debate that everyone had been waiting for is over. Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t…

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Palin vs. Biden

The debate is over.  To her credit, Palin made no gaffes and gained confidence as…

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McCain Cedes Michigan

Sen. John McCain is giving up on Michigan.

Republican officials with knowledge of the strategy said…

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Pot, Meet Kettle

Today, the McCain-Palin campaign launched a new ad called “Embarrass” that takes aim at some…

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The Debate Voters Have Been Waiting For

By most accounts, Republican Gov. Sarah Palin faced the biggest test tonight in her one…

By Joyce Jones

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FAR-Reaching Bailout

More and more people are starting to understand why approving the $700 billion Emergency Economic…

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Is Palin Out of Her League?

For all the talk that Gov. Sarah Palin is in over her head, there’s more…

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Ohio Commences Early Voting

Voters in the swing state of Ohio began casting absentee ballots Tuesday, a day after…

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Women of Power

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Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Pam Grier to be honored with the Legacy Award at Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of…

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Women of Power TV Show Set to Premiere October 25

Black Enterprise’s nationally syndicated Women’s Power show debuts October 25 on TV One.

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