The Democratic National Committee today announced the first ad in a seven figure national paid media campaign for the fall that will mobilize key constituencies of the Democratic Party to turn out in November’s election. The first ad, ‘Obstruction’ features President Obama and will air on African American radio stations nationally.
Jimmy Kimmel was Also Accused of Plagiarizing a Speech
Melania Trump has been accused of plagiarizing Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Jimmy feels badly for Melania because he was once accused of plagiarizing a speech too. We've posted the video of Jimmy's speech side by side with the video some people claimed was similar so you can decide for yourself. (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Malia Obama Follows in Dad's Footsteps...Going to Harvard!
The White House announced on Sunday, Malia Obama will attend Harvard University. The eldest Obama daughter will take a year off after she graduates high school before heading to the Ivy League college. She’s following in the footsteps of her father, who famously went to Harvard Law School. Malia Obama’s search for the right school has attracted a great deal of attention, though she somewhat gave the game away recently when she wore a Harvard shirt at her school’s college day. There was no...
Obama Beat Boxes As Vietnamese 'Queen of Hip Hop' Suboi Raps for Him
President Barack Obama completed a three-day trip to Vietnam with a town hall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. As usual, Obama incorporated a question-and-answer session with the young leaders, which led to an impromptu performance by Vietnamese rapper Suboi.
To hear the pundits tell it, the reason Democrats took a big hit in Tuesday night’s midterm elections was the sinking popularity of President Barack Obama. And certainly, he’s not riding quite as high in the polls as he was a few years ago.
But whatever the political challenges that Obama and Democrats faced in 2014, the story looks different when you look at the record, rather than the outcome of one election.
Party politics might be souring the president’s narrative right now, but t...
This episode's discussion is focused on the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Does she have your vote for the presidency?
Many people consider honest opinions to be verboten because of how controversial they can be. But don't tell these guys that. Cigar Convos is a dialogue between guests of color -- whether entertainment, politics, sports or relationships. Set in "Habana Ninos", a black owned cigar bar in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
While The Root may not agree with the entire perspe...
Root TV: I'm Black, Undocumented & Torn About Obama's New Immigration Plans
In the Root TV segment above, Jonathan Jayes-Green spoke with The Root’s Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele about how Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration will affect his life, and why it is imperative that we connect the dots between the distrust that both black citizens and undocumented immigrants have for law-enforcement.
Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele is a staff writer at The Root and the founder and executive producer of Lectures to Beats, a Web series that features video interviews w...
Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Hillary Clinton
Funny Or Die wrote: Subscribe now: https://www.youtube.com/c/funnyordie?sub_confirmation=1 More Between Two Ferns: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFEE651C298476F00 Episode 20: Hillary Clinton sits down with Zach Galifianakis for her most memorable interview yet.
Being President is a tough job. It's one of the only jobs where you get a new approval rating every day. Now that we have this thing called social media, the President gets hundreds of judgments every hour of every day, many of them unpleasant.