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ANALYSIS - Duncan, in very impolitic terms, was trying to make an important point: lackluster American schools are not just a black and brown problem...
theGRIO REPORT - Hillary Clinton has not officially said she will even run for president, but a broad coalition of groups and key party figures are pushing her to run...
theGRIO REPORT - Republicans this year promised they would make greater efforts to appeal to minority voters, even releasing a long report detailing their strategy to do so...
theGRIO REPORT - Much of the coverage of the release of data Wednesday on the new health care law focused on the approximately 106,000 Americans who have enrolled in health insurance plans in which they must pay for premiums...
theGRIO REPORT - The president's approval ratings have tumbled to their lowest ever, with President Obama's support down to 40 percent in recent polls...
theGRIO REPORT - Just 26,794 acquired insurance from the troubled HealthCare.gov website, even though people from 34 states are using it...
theGRIO REPORT - In the kickoff speech of her new education push, Michelle Obama on Tuesday invoked a word that is increasingly popular among scholars who work on closing the achievement gap between rich and poor students in the United States: grit...
ANALYSIS - There is little reason to think Warren will dominate among blacks as Obama did, and so her ability to follow his 2008 model is severely hampered in that sense...
theGRIO REPORT - One of the most interesting results from Tuesday night's elections was this: Virginia's Democratic candidate for governor, Terry McAuliffe, did about as well among African-American voters as Barack Obama did last year...
ANALYSIS - Obama's saying 'I'm sorry' and using the word 'regret' twice in an interview with NBC"s Chuck Todd was the logical, smart political move...
theGRIO REPORT - The New Jersey governor didn't just win reelection easily, but built the kind of broad, diverse coalition Mitt Romney could not in 2012...
ANALYSIS - Christie’s statement was unsubtle and obviously geared at 2016. But his argument, that winning minority voters in New Jersey means he can do so nationally, is not as clear-cut as the governor says. Here’s a look at why...
theGRIO REPORT - The Affordable Care Act, as you have no doubt heard, has a really flawed website. But here's what else is happening since the key part of the law's implementation started on Oct. 1...
ANALYSIS - A complicated process for buying insurance is not a deal-breaker uninsured...
ANALYSIS - Hillary Clinton, who gave a high-profile speech in Washington on Thursday, is years away from running for president and still may eventually opt against a campaign. But over the last several months, she's positioned herself for a potential candidacy in two interesting ways...
theGRIO REPORT - 'The product is good, the price is right," said one senior official, adding, "we feel good about the law'...
ANALYSIS - With the shutdown resolved, President Obama can now turn his attention to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, whose launch has gone so poorly that former White House Press Secretary and longtime Obama adviser Robert Gibbs has called the start of the program 'excruciatingly embarrassing'...
ANALYSIS - New Jersey’s Cory Booker, the man who Wednesday became the fourth-ever African-American popularly elected to the U.S. Senate, is likely to approach his Senate career much as Barack Obama did eight years ago...
ANALYSIS - if the country, congressional Republicans, congressional Democrats and President Obama all suffered from this 16-day impasse, the Republicans were much more badly damaged...
theGRIO REPORT - The agreement on the table now means the Republicans will have taken a risky political stance, suffered in the polls for it and barely changed the Affordable Care Act at all...