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Romney's 'binders' problem grows

10/18/12 05:15PM

Mitt Romney knows that closing the gender gap is key to his election chances, and he's pulling out all the stops to woo women voters. But after drawing negative attention at Tuesday's debate with his "binders full of women" comment, he's letting other people do the talking now. read more

A Spanish-language billboard in Philadelphia still tells voters they must show ID at the polls in Pennsylvania even though that law has been blocked. (Photo: AP)

Is voter confusion the new voter suppression?

10/17/12 09:27PM

As we've reported on extensively on PoliticsNation, there has been an unprecedented wave of voter suppression laws passed across the country since Republicans took control of many state legislatures in 2010. Fortunately, in the last few weeks and months we have seen many of these laws blocked by the courts, from restrictions on Ohio early voting just this week to Pennsylvania voter ID earlier this month, and South Carolina and Wisconsin voter ID laws too. read more

Nobody puts Baby in a binder

Nobody puts Baby in a binder

10/17/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment has taken the internet by storm. Rev. Al Sharpton shares a few examples that are getting big laughs, but hints... watch

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in Hempstead, N.Y. (Photo: AP/Eric Gay)

Binders full of pander: the meme that matters

10/17/12 01:30PM

Tuesday night's debate certainly met expectations for being a more spirited battle. Both candidates fought hard, and there were many memorable moments, but the line that seems most memorable today is Mitt Romney's "binders full of women." read more