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Why Obama Brought Class Size Into Last Night's Foreign Policy Debate

Why Obama Brought Class Size Into Last Night’s Foreign Policy Debate

by Julianne Hing on October 23 2012, 11:15AM

The United States can educate its way to global dominance, Obama argued.

Topics: 2012 Election, Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Debate Avoided Immigration Due to Narrow Foreign Policy Focus

Debate Avoided Immigration Due to Narrow Foreign Policy Focus

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 23 2012, 11:11AM

The foreign and domestic policy debate structure may be about as antiquated as those bayonets Romney got zinged with last night.

Topics: /NOW

Who Are 'Gangbangers' and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

Who Are ‘Gangbangers’ and Are They Treated Fairly? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on October 22 2012, 9:03AM

Colorlines readers respond to the second presidential debate’s heated exchanges on immigrants, women, and diversity vs. fairness.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, Politics

Obama Won the Prize for Authentically Hugging His Wife at the Debate

Obama Won the Prize for Authentically Hugging His Wife at the Debate

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2012, 11:40AM

Which candidate gave his wife the best hug?

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney Cares About All Immigrant Children, But Only After They Join the Military

by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:50AM

From self-deportation to the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform, Romney spoke up about all of them last night.

Topics: 2012 Election, Immigration, /NOW

Who Are Those 'Gangbangers' Obama's So Proud of Deporting?

Who Are Those ‘Gangbangers’ Obama’s So Proud of Deporting?

by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:11AM

What curious language, given the reality of Obama’s deportation record

Topics: 2012 Election, Immigration, /NOW

Romney Uses the Term 'Undocumented Illegals' in Second Presidential Debate

Romney Uses the Term ‘Undocumented Illegals’ in Second Presidential Debate

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2012, 9:35AM

It was awkward from the start. Her name was Lorainne and Romney wanted to call her “Loraina.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Binders Full of Women,' Violent Single Moms and Other Debate Moments

‘Binders Full of Women,’ Violent Single Moms and Other Debate Moments

by Akiba Solomon on October 17 2012, 8:52AM

At least nobody can call the second debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama boring.

Topics: 2012 Election, Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Politics

Paul Ryan Sticks to His Guns--and Points Them at the Social Safety Net

Paul Ryan Sticks to His Guns—and Points Them at the Social Safety Net

by Imara Jones on October 12 2012, 9:41AM

After the vice presidential debate, the divide between the candidates on jobs, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security could not be more stark.

Topics: 2012 Election, Economy, Paul Ryan, Politics

Near Silence on Poverty in the Presidential Debate

by Seth Freed Wessler on October 4 2012, 12:32PM

One of the country’s biggest issues went largely ignored in last night’s presidential debate.

Topics: /NOW

Plenty of Common Ground in Obama and Romney's Ed Reform Pitches

Plenty of Common Ground in Obama and Romney’s Ed Reform Pitches

by Julianne Hing on October 4 2012, 12:14PM

Surprise, surprise. When it comes to school reform, Republicans and Democrats agree on quite a bit.

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch Tonight’s Presidential Campaign Debates With Us!

by Jamilah King on October 3 2012, 3:57PM

Colorlines.com’s economic justice reporter Imara Jones will be livetweeting tonight’s debate.

Topics: /NOW

Univision and NAACP Slam Debate Commission's All White Moderators

Univision and NAACP Slam Debate Commission’s All White Moderators

by Jorge Rivas on August 17 2012, 9:32AM

Univision president and CEO Randy Falco on Wednesday sent a letter to Janet H. Brown, the Commission on Presidential Debates’ executive director, expressing “disappointment on behalf of the millions of Hispanics who do not have a voice in the upcoming presidential debates.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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