Dec 2, 2013 — The Republican National Commission tweeted Saturday about Parks' "bold stand in ending racism," triggering a snark avalanche. While the gaffe was relatively minor, it plays into the damaging narrative about the Republican Party — that it only pays lip service to the notion of increasing its appeal to minority voters.
Jun 29, 2012 — Back when President Obama was urging Congress to pass his health care law, he rejected claims that the penalty for not obtaining insurance would amount to a tax. On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts begged to differ — while using the tax classification to save the law. And Republicans pounced.
Apr 30, 2012 — The video titled "Forward" distills much of Obama's argument for his re-election. It opens with news footage meant to recall how truly perilous was the state of the economy leading into his election, then leads into his achievements in office — the economic stimulus, health-care reform, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and the killing of Osama bin Laden, among them.
Apr 25, 2012 — The RNC video was a clear attempt by the GOP to take Obama's coolness asset and turn it into a liability while at the same time taking Romney's serious and stiff managerial style and trying to make it a plus by sending the message that serious times called for a serious man.
Jun 15, 2010 — Republicans Accuse President Obama Of Oil-Spill Politics
Sep 5, 2008 — Michel Martin wraps up TMM's trip to St. Paul for the RNC, and the show's coverage of both political conventions. ... She's ready to come now.
Sep 4, 2008 — Michel Martin blogs from the RNC floor as she listens to Sen. John McCain accept the GOP nomination for president.
Sep 4, 2008 — John McCain takes the stage at the RNC tonight: What do you hope to hear from the Republican nominee for president?
Sep 4, 2008 — Sarah Palin spoke last night, and Piper Palin groomed her baby brother... did either win you over?
Sep 3, 2008 — TMM host Michel Martin blogs her observations on the differences between last week's DNC and this week's RNC.