Archives for October 2012

Romney ignores questions about eliminating FEMA

By: Felicia Sonmez - Washington Post KETTERING, Ohio – Mitt Romney repeatedly ignored questions about his position on federal funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at an event for storm victims Tuesday. After speaking briefly to supporters and gathering donations Romney, … [Read more...]

UN Elections Monitors Tapped to Observe United States Election

By: Kim Lampkins - AURN There's some furor over UN elections monitors tapped to observe United States election next week. Texas has threatened potential prosecutions of the outside observers and demanded that the Obama administration put a stop to it. But the process has the backing of the Obama … [Read more...]

April Ryan’s Sit-Down Interview With President Obama

By: April Ryan - President Barack Obama is making the rounds on his media blitz just before the Presidential elections of 2012 to pursade undecided voters to cast that critical ballot for his re-election bid on November 6th. Hurricane Sandy has President Obama changing his … [Read more...]

Why Black Enterprise was given an exclusive interview with Mitt Romney

By: Tracie Powell - Poynter Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney did not reach out to black media until August when senior campaign adviser Tara Wall called and offered Black Enterprise an exclusive interview with the candidate. The interview made Black Enterprise the only black media … [Read more...]

White voters still matter

By: James Hohmann - Photo: AP RENO, Nev. — If Mitt Romney wins the presidency, part of the lesson of 2012  will be that white voters still matter. The polling couldn’t be clearer or more polarizing: A POLITICO/George  Washington University Battleground Tracking Poll has Romney … [Read more...]

Most Children Younger Than Age 1 are Minorities, Census Bureau Reports

By: The United States Census Bureau Thursday, May 17,2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a set of estimates showing that 50.4 percent of our nation's population younger than age 1 were minorities as of July 1, 2011. This is up from 49.5 percent from the 2010 Census taken April 1, 2010. A … [Read more...]

Candidates Slated to Address Black Media

(AURN) -- The candidates are giving interviews to the black press in hope of garnering more support November 6th. Listen: … [Read more...]

Study: Whites write 93% of front page election stories

By: Andrew Beaujon and Mallary Jean Tenore - Poynter The 4th Estate | The Maynard Institute | The Atlantic White journalists wrote more than 93 percent of front page articles about the 2012 presidential election, according to a study by The 4th Estate. The organization has released the findings, … [Read more...]

April To Interview President Obama

 The questions you submitted were wonderful and appreciated! The time for the sit-down interview with President Obama is here. Here is the official release showing the President's schedule for Friday, October 25, 2012 which includes the interview with April at 5:40 PM THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the … [Read more...]

Powell Endorses Obama

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