Making history, America’s blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined for the first time since 1996.
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart ridiculed Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s speech at Howard University, and the comedian offered Paul a “history lesson” rebuttal on how the Republican senator’s party has alienated African-American voters.
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Americans say they believe there is less racial, immigration and class conflict following a presidential election that put many of those social issues in the forefront.
African-American voters had a higher turnout rate than all other minority groups in 2012, and may have voted at a higher rate than whites for the first time in U.S. history.
In a final campaign push, President Obama’s fundraising power crushed that of opponent Mitt Romney, and allowed the president to break his own record to become the biggest fundraiser of all time.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is moving into office space at his son’s Boston-area venture capital firm.
New exit poll data and post-election analysis present good news for the Republican party’s future – the American electorate is not truly stacked against them.
President Obama lost ground among white evangelical Protestants and white Catholics in this year’s election, but religiously unaffiliated voters and Jewish voters came out in big numbers for the Democratic incumbent.
Hispanic, black and Asian Americans – groups that gave 80 percent of their votes to President Obama in 2012 – are on track to become the majority of the nation’s population by 2050.