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Presidential Politics: Trump Supporters and Race

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A Civis Analytics study shows where Republican voters must prefer Donald Trump —Appalachia,  the South, and the industrial North.  Incidentally, “this geographic pattern is similar to a map of tendency toward racism by region according to measures like the prevalence of Google searches for racial slurs and racist jokes, or scores on implicit association tests.” […]

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Outsiders Trounce GOP Establishment In Polls: Is Hillary Clinton an Outsider because She Is A Woman?

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What are voters looking for heading into 2016?  Does being a woman and the Democratic front runner make Hillary Clinton an outsider? Michelle Bernard, Stephen Hess, and David Corn join the Hardball Roundtable to discuss what to look for in 2016 politics. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  December 23, 2015

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Millennial Women Debate the Gender Factor in Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Bid

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On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton is hammering home that if she wins the 2016 presidential election, she would be the first woman  in U.S. history to do so.  The historical significance of her bid may not be of paramount importance to millennial women. The New York Times notes that “As her chances of becoming […]

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Carson Attacks Media in Response to Scrutiny

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Dr. Ben Carson, who calls President Obama a “psychopath,” has other stories to tell, some of which have gotten people talking, wondering what to make of them. Howard Fineman, Michelle Bernard and Paul Singer discuss. VIDEO HERE: Air Date: November 9, 2015

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Carly Fiorina Faces off with the Women of “The View”

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Michelle Bernard, President and CEO of the Bernard Center For Women, Politics and Public Policy, joins Thomas Roberts to discuss the hosts of “The View” talking directly to 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina after their previous jokes about her appearance. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  November 6, 2015

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Cruz: It’ll Come Down to Me and Rubio

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Polling shows that Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are the two big winners of last week’s debate. And now Cruz is predicting the Republican race will come down to the two of them – Cruz on the far right and Rubio for the establishment.  Michelle Bernard of the Bernard Center, Jeremy Peters of The New […]

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Kelley Williams-Bolar, Stealing A Free, Public Education, John Kasich and the Black Vote

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The Hardball Roundtable digs into their reporters’ notebooks to tell Chris Matthews something he doesn’t know. Michelle D. Bernard discusses the investigation, arrest, prosecution, and incarceration of Ohio mother Kelley Williams-Bolar for “stealing” a public education. VIDEO HERE:   Air Date:  October 27, 2015 RELATED LINK:   “Why Are We Arresting Mothers for “Stealing” a […]

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Hardball’s Clown Car Tuesday: Trump, Carson & Huckabee

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It’s time for Clown Car Tuesday and this week Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Mike Huckabee are doing the driving. The Hardball Roundtable, Michelle Bernard, Jonathan Capehart, and Liz Mair discuss. VIDEO HERE: Air Date:  October 27, 2015

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Is Ben Carson Alienating Black Voters?

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Is Dr. Ben Carson’s rise in the Republican race jeopardizing his iconic stature in the black community? Michelle Bernard and Amy Holmes join Smerconish to debate. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO Air Date:  October 10, 2015

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