December 18, 2014 9:21 PM • Log InREGISTER

News > Washington Report

uh-oh-allen-west-e1343829872222

Allen West’s “Nuts” Letter for Sale on eBay

West's letter is described as "possibly the shortest letter from Congress in US History."

CAIR puts a letter Allen West wrote to them up for sale to raise funds

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
Charles_Rangel1

Rangel Calls Obama’s Cabinet Picks ‘Embarrasing’

Three appointments in a row have been white men

Rep. Charlie Rangel from New York criticizes President Obama’s recent cabinet picks

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
r-OBAMA-STORE-SOUVENIR-large570

Obama Inaugural Souvenir Shop Now Open

One of the goodies in the store is a commemorative poster by Chuck Close

A souvenir store has been opened for Obama’s Inaugural celebration

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags:
10 Reasons Why People of Color Should Care About Sequestration

Fiscal Cliff Deal May Extend Tax Cuts

Is this the deal either side wanted?

Lawmakers are seeking to avert more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
kwanzaa

President Obama and First Lady Release Kwanzaa Holiday Message

The President and First Lady send best wishes to those Americans celebrating Kwanzaa

The President and First Lady release a statement via the White House commemorating Kwanzaa

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
Jackson

Lisa Jackson, Head of the Environmental Protection Agency, to Resign

Lisa Jackson, a hero to many environmental groups, is stepping down

Head of the EPA has announced that she will be resigning soon after Obama embarks…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
romney

News Outlets Say Romney Overcharged Them

Did the Romney campaign overcharge people?

Several news organizations are claiming that Romney overcharged them during his campaign

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags:
burns

Ursula Burns, Kenneth Chennault Approached About Cabinet Positions

Obama administration sources say both Ursula Burns and Ken Chennault are on the short list of possible additions to Obama's cabinet

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and American Express CEO Kenneth Chennault are both in talks with…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
scott

Gov. Nikki Haley Appoints Rep. Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate

Scott will become the only black U.S. Senator

South Carolina has made history by appointing its first black U.S. Senator since Reconstruction

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
susan-rice-mad

Susan Rice Withdraws Name From Consideration for Secretary of State

What do you think of her decision?

Rice said the process would be disruptive to the country.

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
barack_obama_frown

Landlord Threatens to Raise Rent on Obama Supporters

Landlord rages against Obama's 'continued assault on small business'

Do you think your landlord is an Obama hater?

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags:
121119_tim_scott_rtrs_605

Could Republican Tim Scott Be Our Next Black U.S. Senator?

Scott is a Tea Party Caucus conservative

U.S. Representative Tim Scott is widely believed to be likely chosen to succeed Jim DeMint…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
Rice South Sudan banner

Susan Rice’s Record in Africa Scrutinized

There is another way to think about the prospective nomination of Susan Rice for secretary of state.

In any discussion of Susan Rice’s career, there is no escaping Africa.

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
romneyobama

President Obama, Mitt Romney Do Lunch at the White House

The two former rivals talk turkey over salad

Mitt Romney visited President Obama in the White House for lunch and the two talked…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
susan-rice-press-16x9

Council Says Black Women Must Stand up for Susan Rice

Do you think Ambassador Susan Rice is being treated unfairly?

“Time to stand up for Susan!”

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
Rice

Were Racial ‘Code Words’ Used to Insult Susan Rice?

Dems say Rice being used as a scapegoat

Rep. James Clyburn and other House Democrats think the recent criticisms of Ambassador Susan Rice…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
sharpton_obama-2

Black Leaders Seek More Attention From White House In Second Obama Term

Will Obama pay black voters back for their loyalty?

Black unemployment remains at over 14 percent.

By Laurence Afums

Posted: Tags: , , ,
jessejackson

Jesse Jackson Jr. Tenders His Resignation from Congress

The Chicago Congressman has not yet settled his Federal investigation

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress amid an investigation into his campaign finances and treatment…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
mckayla-obama-not-impressed-16x9

President Obama and Gymnast’s ‘Not Impressed’ Photo Goes Viral

It was the president's idea to take the photo

A photo of a scowling President Obama and Olympic Gold medalist McKayla Maroney is…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted:
mitt-romney-usa

Does Romney’s Bad Showing Show Why Businesses Need Diversity?

Might a more diverse campaign have helped?

Romney ran on his business acumen and his purported ability to find pragmatic solutions to…

By Laurence Afums

Posted: Tags: , ,
judge_williams_575jrw

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Black Judge

Judge William L. Thomas is under consideration for U.S. District Court

President Obama has nominated his first openly gay black judge for the federal court

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: ,
acmayor

Mayor Blames Chris Christie for Obama Skipping Atlantic City

The on-going beef between the two New Jersey politicians continues

Has Chris Christie been giving Atlantic City the short end of the stick when it…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
romney

Romney Says Obama Won Because of ‘Gifts’ to Latinos, Blacks

Mitt Romney recently explained to his donors why he thinks he lost

He told his supporters that President Obama won because of the “the gifts.”

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
Judy-Smith

Woman Who Initiated Petraeus Probe Hires ‘Scandal’ Muse

Jill Kelley of the Petraeus scandal hires the real-life 'Olivia Pope'

Judy Smith, a former Special Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to George H. W. Bush,…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
13allen1

Another Four Star General Linked to Petraeus Scandal

Gen. John Allen is under investigation for 20,000 to 30,000 pages of 'potentially inappropriate' emails

The FBI has uncovered more emails.

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
racist-tweets

After Obama’s Re-election, Where Did the Racist Tweets Come From?

Mississippi and Alabama were the biggest culprits, a study found

A study that looked at which regions produced the most racist tweets following President Obama’s…

By Laurence Afums

Posted: Tags: ,
jackson

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. May Resign from Congress

The Congressman could go to jail for misuse of campaign funds

Jesse Jackson Jr., is now in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice for a…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
romneygoodbye

Mitt Romney Losing Facebook Friends

He's losing an average of 847 friends per hour

The GOP candidate has had more than 55,025 users unlike him at a rate of…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
flobama

President Obama Wins Florida

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

He carries the coveted swing state for the second time

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
DCIA_David_Petraeus

Petraeus Resigns as CIA Director

The four star general was having at least one affair

The four star general was having at least one affair

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
WHITES-MOURN-ROMNEY

‘White People Mourning Romney’ Shows Serious Racial Divides

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

A jokey tumblr spotlights some real racial divisions in our politics, one writer says

By Laurence Afums

Posted: Tags: , ,
r-DAVID-LAS-VEGAS-CEO-FIRED-WORKERS-large570

CEO Fires Workers Because of Obama’s Re-election

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take action

The business owner says Obamacare and looming extra payroll taxes have forced him to take…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , ,
west

Rep. Allen West Files Election Lawsuit, Won’t Concede Seat

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were "disturbing irregularities" at the polls and demands recount

The Tea Party Caucus member claims there were “disturbing irregularities” at the polls

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Barack-Obama-Crying

President Obama Cries While Thanking Campaign Staffers

'You are going to do just amazing things,' he said

‘You are going to do just amazing things,’ he said

By Laurence Afums

Posted: Tags: , , ,
(File)

Rush Limbaugh Vents About President’s Re-Election Win

Shock-jock claims "small things beat big things on Tuesday."

Shock-jock claims “small things beat big things on Tuesday.”

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
obama-romney

Obama Calls for Unity to Meet 2nd Term Agenda

Obama's second term will determine his legacy

Obama’s second term will determine his legacy

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted: Tags:
(File)

History on Hold! GOP Hopeful Mia Love Loses Utah

A rough end to what could have been history in the making

Republican Mia Love put up a good fight and faced plenty of adversity throughout her…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
polls

Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote into Romney

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

A voter discovers the mechanical malfunction and caught it on video

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-reelected-16x9

President Obama Re-Elected to Second Term

The president prevails in a close race

The president prevails in a close race

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
rick-scott-16x9

Mitt Romney Rallies in Town Trayvon Martin Was Killed

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

Governor Scott ignores the voting mess in Florida to campaign with Romney

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
2012-10-11T154933Z_2_CBRE89A0E3A00_RTROPTP_2_USA-CAMPAIGN-ROMNEY

Why Are White Voters Siding With Mitt Romney?

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

Nine out of ten Romney supporters are white

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
murdoch-460x307

Rupert Murdoch Wants Chris Christie to Re-Endorse Romney

Murdoch tweets that it'll be Christie's fault if Obama wins

Murdoch tweets that it’ll be Christie’s fault if Obama wins

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
tried_to_vote_rect-460x307

Taking a Look at Voter Suppression Throughout History

From bans on "idiots and insane persons" to "voter caging"

From bans on “idiots and insane persons” to “voter caging”

By Black Enterprise

Posted:
Barack-Obama3

Obama Campaign Hits Back at Ad Linking Him to Castro

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

Romney leads Obama in a recent poll among Cuban voters in Miami-Dade County

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
obama-romney-debate

Obama has Four-in-Five Chance of Re-Election on Tuesday

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

Romney has not been able to close the gap in several key states

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
oreilly-obama

O’Reilly: ‘Obama Doesn’t Like USA Because Blacks Have ‘Grievance Against Whites’

He says the president's supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of "rich, white guys"

He says the president’s supposed dislike of the country is rooted in a mistrust of…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
459662-ObamaBloomberg-1351804259-555-640x480

This Week in Politics: Hurricane Sandy Halts Campaigns, Bloomberg Endorses Obama

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

A tragic week for many Americans on the east coast

By Ashley Calloway

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Image: File

Mayor Bloomberg Endorses President Obama for Re-election

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

The billionaire cites climate change as key deciding factor

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
romney-disaster-relief-16x9

Romney Backpedals on FEMA Statements

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

The flip-flopping continues as he now says he will fund FEMA

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-greets-christie-16x9

Obama Visits Hurricane Sandy Victims With Republican Chris Christie

Christie says President 'deserves great credit'

Christie says President ‘deserves great credit’

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
obama-smart-phone-16x9

Cellphones Spammed With Anti-Obama Texts

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

Even kids and hardcore Democrats have received them

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
obama-hurricane-sandy-large

Could Hurricane Sandy Swing the Presidential Election?

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

5 ways Hurricane Sandy can change the election

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
florida-black-churches

Black Churches in Florida Try to Keep Turnout High

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

African Americans were twice as likely as whites to cast early ballots

By Gene Demby

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
eleanor-holmes-norton

DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton Fights for Statehood

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

Should the majority-black city have a vote in Congress?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
082812-politics-mia-love-utah-mayor-running-for-congress-republican-2

Love on Track to Become First Black Woman Republican in Congress

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

Polling shows Love with a slight lead over Dem. Jim Matheson

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted:
obama powell biden

This Week in Politics: Obama Wins Final Debate, Endorsed by Powell

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell's endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

We look at the final debate, Colin Powell’s endorsement, and controversial comments from Senate candidate…

By Ashley Calloway

Posted: Tags: , , ,
President Obama knows he must get both sides Congress to work together to avoid potential economic disaster

Four Years After Obama Win, Few Blacks Running For Major Office

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

Few black candidates are going after statewide seats

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
John-Sununu

Romney Surrogate: Powell Endorsed Obama Because He’s Black

Do you agree with Sununu's statement?

Do you agree with Sununu’s statement?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obmahang

Secret Service Visits Man Who Hanged Obama Effigy By Noose

Man says it was all 'just a misunderstanding.'

Man says it was all ‘just a misunderstanding.’

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
KellyClarkson.com

Self Proclaimed Republican Kelly Clarkson To Vote Obama 2012

Singer says Romney's stances on gay and women's rights have deterred her

Singer says Romney’s stances on gay and women’s rights have deterred her

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
1022-marine-bayonet-getty-1

Bayonet Company Rips Obama After Debate Quip

Bayonet Inc. says they're still relevant

Bayonet Inc. says they’re still relevant

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-ad

Group Runs Ads on BET Urging Blacks To Vote for Romney

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

A political action committee says Democrats take African Americans for granted.

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
michelle obama

Michelle Obama Pens Op-Ed: ‘Every Vote Must be Counted, Every Voice Must be Heard’

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

First Lady joins the fight as the election is now less than 2 weeks away

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
obama-romney-schieffer

Top 5 Takeaways from the Final Presidential Debate

Who won the final debate?

Who won the final debate?

By Zerlina Maxwell

Posted: Tags: , ,
slt

Salt Lake City Tribune Endorses Obama

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a 'shape-shifter'

The Utah daily paper says Mormon Mitt Romney is a ‘shape-shifter’

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
romney-black-children

Is Mitt Romney Conceding the Black Vote?

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

A political blogger says Romney is only doing the most perfunctory work to woo African-Americans

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
romney-obama-2nd-debate

This Week in Politics: Obama Makes Comeback, Poll Shows Romney Leading

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

Did Obama do enough to close the gap in your opinion?

By Ashley Calloway

Posted: Tags: , , ,
RomneyFamily

Tagg Romney: ‘I Wanted to Swing on Pres. Obama’

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

Presidential debate inspires strong reactions

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
bindersfullofwomen.tumblr.com

Binders Full of Gaffes: 7 Best Mitt Romney Binder Memes

Romney's debate gaffe is the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

Romney’s debate gaffe the stuff of humorous Internet fodder

By Terrena Carriman

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
From Associated Press

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mom Speaks Out on Presidential Election

"I admire how hard Barack works," said Marian Robinson

“I admire how hard Barack works,” said Marian Robinson

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , ,
debate_second_wide-f82f1e7f8a4498040ab5fb5a723d42a1dc82314b-s51

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2nd Presidential Debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in this debate

Binders full of women, Libya and pensions were among the most talked about things in…

By Zerlina Maxwell

Posted: Tags: , ,
mitt-obama-spoof-videos

The 5 Best President Obama and Mitt Romney Spoof Videos

Which of these is your favorite?

Which of these is your favorite?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: ,
earlyvoting2

Supreme Court Upholds Early Voting in Ohio

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

An emergency appeal from Repubs is turned down

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
presidential-debate-twitter-chat

Join Our Presidential Debate Twitter Chat at 8 With Journalist Zerlina Maxwell

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

Join the conversation at our Twitter page @blackenterprise

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
glenn2

John Glenn Cites Obama’s ‘Character’ in New Ad

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama's got the right stuff

The former astronaut and U.S. Senator says Obama’s got the right stuff

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-witch-doctor

Shopkeeper Stirs Controversy With Image of Obama as Witch Doctor

Do you buy the shopowner's argument?

Do you buy the shopowner’s argument?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
obama-smiling

Is Obama Catching his Second Wind in the Polls?

President Obama gets some good polling news

President Obama gets some good polling news

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
racist-romney-t-shirt

Romney Supporter Wears Racist T-Shirt To Rally

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

We continue to see racism rear its ugly head this election season

By Black Enterprise

Posted:
barack2

Poll: Obama Grabs Huge Lead Among Early Voters

The election is three weeks away, but some have already cast their votes.

From Reuters
Voting has already begun in at least 40 states for the 2012 presidential election.…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
morgan-freeman-smiling

Morgan Freeman Voices New Obama Ad, ‘Challenges’

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back now”

In new ad, Morgan Freeman says “The last thing we should do is turn back…

By Makkada B. Selah

Posted: Tags: , , ,
joe-biden-paul-ryan-shaking-hands

This Week in Politics: Unemployment Down, Vice Presidential Debate a Draw

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

Record job numbers and the Biden-Ryan showdown were the focus this week

By Ashley Calloway

Posted: Tags: ,
paul-ryan-talking

Paul Ryan: Teach Inner City People ‘Good Character, Discipline’

What do you think of the potential VP's statements?

What do you think of the potential VP’s statements?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
stacey-dash

Stacey Dash on Romney Endorsement: ‘It’s Not About Skin Color’

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

Actress quotes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., when talking about Romney endorsement

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
obama-pointing-finger

Anti-Obama Display Features Watermelons, ‘Go Back to Kenya’ Sign

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

The racist protests against the president continue across the country

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
(Image: File)

Last Week in Politics: Obama Wins and Loses in the Same Week

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week's highlights

Campaign cash and the presidential debate were last week’s highlights

By Ashley Calloway

Posted: Tags: ,
mitt-romney

He Caught Up! Romney Ties Obama in Polls After Debate Win

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

The next debate will determine a lot, according to experts

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
obama-romney-debate-2012-black-enterprise

Where Was President Obama on Wednesday Night?

That wasn't the Obama I've seen in past debates

That wasn’t the Obama I’ve seen in past debates

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , ,
mittromney-barackobama

Romney Plays Into Obama’s Hands, Loses Muppet Vote

Saying a candidate won the first debate of three is like saying your team won the first quarter of the Super Bowl. Even if it's true, it's meaningless.

You didn’t really expect GOP Nominee Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama to throw any…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
Barack-Obama-sad

Kitchen Aid Tweets Distasteful Comment During Debate About President’s Grandmother

Apologizes shortly after

Yesterday’s first presidential debate garnered much attention, and amassed over 10 million tweets on Twitter.…

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-romney

Top 5 Takeaways from the First Presidential Debate

Who do you think won?

Who do you think won?

By Zerlina Maxwell

Posted: Tags: , ,
voter-id-laws

Voter ID Laws: Know Your Facts And Your Rights

It's not too late to register!

It’s not too late to register!

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
barack-obama-michelle-obama-black-enterprise

The Obama’s Celebrate 20 Years of Wedded Bliss

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

The First Couple intend to celebrate this weekend

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
mia-love-smiling

Black Republican Mayor Mia Love Receives Hate Mail

Love says she is proud of her heritage

Love says she is proud of her heritage

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , ,
ann-romney

Ann Romney: ‘I Love That we Have a Black President’

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
michelle obama lets move

“Let’s Move” Slammed by Kansas High School Students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-romney

Pres. Obama Hits 50 Percent Mark in Polls

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , ,
420-barack-obama-david-letterman-420x0

Obama Responds to Romney: Americans are not ‘Victims’

President responds to Romney's incendiary comments on American entitlement

President responds to Romney’s incendiary comments on American entitlement

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
michelle-hugger-in-chief-obama

Michelle Obama Denied Speaking Engagement at Va. School

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags:
7EFw8CCVuIYl

Unlikely Bundlers Mobilize Millions in Cash for Obama Campaign

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama's biggest bundlers

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama’s biggest bundlers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
mitt-romney-nicki-minaj

Black Celebrities Who Have Supported the GOP

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , ,
kesha-rogers-larouche-democrat

Democratic Congressional Candidate Wants to Impeach President Obama

Anti-Obama Texas politician loses support of her own party

Anti-Obama Texas politician loses support of her own party

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
jay-z-beyonce-smiling

Jay-Z, Beyonce to Hold Fundraiser for President Obama

Hip-Hop's power couple looks to raise big money for the president

Hip-Hop’s power couple looks to raise big money for the president

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
mittromney-barackobama

Romney Slams Obama And Chicago Teachers Over Strike

Chicago Teachers Strike becomes political fodder

Chicago Teachers Strike becomes political fodder

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
26sotomayor.480

Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

President continues to diversify federal judiciary

President Obama continues to diversify federal judiciary

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
obama-romney x-large

Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney Nationally

After DNC, president's lead widens according to CNN poll

After DNC, president’s lead widens according to CNN poll

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Obama-has-twice-the-campaign-cash-of-Romney-GE1GQ67T-x-large

Obama Campaign Outraises Romney in August

President's campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

President’s campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
600

Jesse Jackson Jr. Home After Treatment For Depression

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: ,
AP

Ex-Florida Governor Charlie Crist Embraces Pres. Obama

President gains support from former Republican governor

President gains support from former Republican governor

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Barack Obama

President Obama Officially Accepts Nomination at DNC

"I'm no longer just the candidate, I'm the President," said Obama

“I’m no longer just the candidate, I’m the President,” said Obama

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
President Obama Holds Media Availability With Canadian Prime Minister Harper

President Obama DNC Speech Excerpts Released

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
mittromney-barackobama

61 Percent of Small Business Owners Favor Mitt Romney for President

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
0711-Romney-NAACP_full_600

Mitt Romney Campaign Announces Black Leadership Council

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Courtesy of JackandJillpolitics.com

DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
michelle-obama-ivillage

Michelle Obama Scheduled To Take Stage Tuesday Night At DNC

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband's re-election

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband’s re-election

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags: , , ,
...and "Yes, We Can," we've become satisfied and complacent.

Obama: Romney’s Ideas ‘Better Suited for Last Century’

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
timthumb

Number of Black Republican Delegates Jumped Since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
obamaromney

With Rising Tuition Costs, Obama, Romney Court College Voters

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
mitt-romney-republican-national-convention

RNC Coverage: Mitt Romney Says ‘I Wish Obama Would’ve Succeeded’

Presidential nominee gives speech at Republican National Convention

Presidential nominee gives speech at Republican National Convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-welfare-reform

Obama Defends Welfare Policy Against Republican Accusation

President goes after Romney pollster Neil Newhouse over controversial comments

President goes after Romney pollster Neil Newhouse over controversial comments

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
wpid-050118_obama_rice2_hmed_8a20copy_hmedium

Condoleezza Rice: United States’ Voice Muted Under Obama

Former secretary of state criticizes president's foreign policy record

Former secretary of state criticizes president’s foreign policy record

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
romney-ryan-2012-tampa-fla-convention-27aug2012-2

Black CNN Camera Operator Belted With Peanuts At RNC

The two attendees were thrown out by security

The two attendees were thrown out by security

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags: ,
299793-chris-christie-at-rnc

RNC Coverage: New Jersey Gov Chris Christie Rallies Republicans

New Jersey governor calls for conservative takeover

New Jersey governor calls for conservative takeover

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
964414

RNC Coverage: Artur Davis Commits Verbal Assault on Obama

Former Democrat blosters his support for Mitt Romney

Former Democrat blosters his support for Mitt Romney

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: ,
artur-davis-rnc

Congressional Black Caucus Pens Letter To Artur Davis

Democrat turned Republican politician is in the hot seat

Democrat turned Republican politician is in the hot seat

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
army-militia-obama-dl

U.S Soldiers Caught Stockpiling Weapons To Assassinate Obama

Four Georgia soldiers created an anarchist militant group

Four Georgia soldiers created an anarchist militant group

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
120413_obama_romney_4x3.photoblog600

Poll: Obama, Romney In Tight Race Among Likely Voters

A CNN presidential poll shows uncertainty among voters

A CNN presidential poll shows uncertainty among voters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
6a00d8341c630a53ef015432391706970c-600wi

Obama Campaign Now Accepting Text Donations

Federal Election Commission gives green light for text donations

Federal Election Commission gives green light for text donations

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
MJ

Obama, Michael Jordan Host Basketball Fundraiser in New York

President expects to rack up $3 million in campaign cash

President expects to rack up $3 million in campaign cash

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-osama

Obama Dismisses Critics on Osama Bin Laden Assassination

President takes off his political boxing gloves

President takes off his political boxing gloves

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: ,
romney-taxes

Obama To Romney: “Just Release 5 Years Of Tax Returns”

Romney claims he paid a 13 percent tax rate every year of the last decade

Romney claims he paid a 13 percent tax rate every year of the last decade

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
paul-ryan-ronald-reagan

Does Romney, Ryan Ticket Equal Reaganomics For African Americans?

How the potential president and vice president's plans compare with Reagan's

How the potential president and vice president’s plans compare with Reagan’s

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Obama-Biden

President Obama Defends VP Joe Biden’s “Back In Chains” Comment

Do you agree with the president's defense of Biden's comments?

Do you agree with the president’s defense of Biden’s comments?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
artur-davis-obama

Former Obama Supporter To Back Mitt Romney

Davis called Joe Biden's "chain" comments "racial divisiveness"

Davis called Joe Biden’s “chain” comments “racial divisiveness”

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
congress-low-approval-rating

Congress’ Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low [Poll]

Only 1 in 10 Americans approve of the job Congress is doing

Only 1 in 10 Americans approve of the job Congress is doing

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
romney-mad-at-biden

Romney Says Obama Campaign Has “Disgraced The Presidency”

Romney fires back after Biden says he would put country back in chains

Romney fires back after Biden says he would put country back in chains

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
joe-biden-mitt-romney

VP Joe Biden Tells Black Crowd: “Romney Will Put You Back In Chains”

Did the vice president put his foot in his mouth again?

Did the vice president put his foot in his mouth again?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
affirmative-action-president

Obama Administration Defends Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the University of Texas' affirmative action case this October

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the University of Texas’ affirmative action case this…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
(Image: Darrell Issa)

Rep. Darrell Issa To File Lawsuit Against Atty. General Eric Holder

The "Fast and Furious" saga has taken another wild turn

The “Fast and Furious” saga has taken another wild turn

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , ,
michelle-obama-ivillage

Michelle Obama Tapped As iVillage Guest Editor For A Week

The First Lady will focus on back-to-school issues during her week of editorial duties

The First Lady will focus on back-to-school issues during her week of editorial duties

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: ,
obama-romney-debate-moderators

Presidential Debate Moderators Announced

Old-time favorites Jim Lehrer and Bob Schieffer have also been tapped

Old-time favorites Jim Lehrer and Bob Schieffer have also been tapped

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
ryan-romney

Mitt Romney Selects Paul Ryan As Vice Presidential Running Mate

Will this help or hurt the Republican presidential nominee?

Will this help or hurt the Republican presidential nominee?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
president-obama-dnc

Pres. Obama To Include Republicans At Democratic National Convention

President Obama will aim to attract independents and paint Romney as an aristocrat

President Obama will aim to attract independents and paint Romney as an aristocrat

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , ,
obama-sharpton

Sharpton Defends Obama’s “Not President of Black America” Comments

What did you think of the president's comments?

What did you think of the president’s comments?

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

What “Obamacare” Means For Women’s Health

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president's healthcare reform

Congresswoman Donna Christensen explains advantages of president’s healthcare reform

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
August-2012-Cover

Oval Office Interview with President Barack Obama

President Obama sat down with Black Enterprise Magazine for an exclusive interview in which he talks about black businesses and unemployment.

In a 20-minute Q&A session with BE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle, President Obama talked about…

By Derek T. Dingle

Posted: Tags: , , ,
what-does-mitt-romney-stand-for

Mitt Romney Campaign Releases Ad Targeting Black Voters

It seems that Mitt Romney’s appearance at this year’s NAACP Convention made him take the…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-black-business

Black Business Owners Urge Obama To Aid Growth

Majority of black businesses have no employees with revenues below $50,000

A host of black business owners at this year’s National Urban League Convention had serious…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags:
bush-tax-cuts-passed

Senate Passes Bill to Preserve Middle Class Tax Cuts

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

The Senate vote to extend the Bush era tax cuts finished 51 to 48.

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-black-students

Pres. Obama Creates African-American Education Office

Office will set a goal of producing more effective programs for black students

Office will set a goal of producing more effective programs for African-American students

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,
obama-romney-poll

President Obama Leads Mitt Romney by 6 Points in New Poll

Poll also highlights growing negatives for both candidates

In a new national poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , ,

Women of Power

(Image: File)

Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

Read More »
wop

BE Launches New Women of Power Website

We can hardly wait for the Women of Power Summit in March, and judging by all…

Read More »