The Plum Line: Election 2012


Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/04/2012

No, more Latino votes wouldn't have helped Romney win

A faulty explanation that doesn't account for the size of, and reasons for, Romney's loss.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, 2012 presidential electino, barack obama, Latinos, Mitt Romney

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Why Washington should kick the can down the road

Lawmakers should not allow more austerity amid such a weak recovery.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, congress, deficit reduction, Election 2012, fiscal cliff, john boehner

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 11/30/2012

GOP's problem isn't messaging. It's policy substance.

The party needs to rethink its ideas, not its delivery.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:25 AM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Immigration