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Politics on campus brings different opinions

Politics on campus brings different opinions

Genna Gold

April 18, 2016

As the 2016 political race continues, US citizens are not thrilled with their options for president. "The way I see it, Hillary would keep the status quo, Trump would essentially have an authoritarian regime and Bernie's way of wanting to run the nation would crash and burn," Uriel Rico, 20, political...

Poll: Were you expecting Joe Biden to run for president?

Contributor

October 21, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden announced today that he will not join the now four remaining Democratic candidates. After months of thought following the death of his son [who wished for Biden to run again after his first run for the presidency in 1987], this decision leaves candidates Hillary Clinton and Be...

Not enough “Bern” and not ready for Hillary

Not enough “Bern” and not ready for Hillary

Nathalie Ramirez

October 15, 2015

If you were expecting political clichés or mention of other countries as examples of free education or longer paid maternity leave, then watching CNN’s first Democratic presidential debate for 2016 would’ve been a typical conversation. The debate resembled a roast to every candidate, moderated...

Brush past the scandals, and let’s get on with it!

Brush past the scandals, and let’s get on with it!

Jose Romero

October 14, 2015

There are nights when you have too much to say but you don’t really know how to start out. This Tuesday night was no exception. The first Democratic debate brought exclusively by CNN and its platforms, and united with Facebook, kicked off at exactly 5:39 p.m. Anderson Cooper, CNN's star anchor introduced...

How I learned to quit worrying and love the Trump

How I learned to quit worrying and love the Trump

William Pond

September 24, 2015

Politics is fucked, man. This single sentence, more than anything else, has permeated the attitudes of the millennial generation. We have grown up in a world of political scandals, extremism and levels of political polarization so vast that approval ratings for Congress sit at 14%. There is a lack...

Presidential debates begin

Gabrielle Moreira

October 2, 2012

The first national debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney airs live tonight from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The debate on domestic policy issues will air on basic television channels CBS, C-SPAN, Fox, NBC and ABC.  CNN, Fox News and MSNBC on cable networks will broadcast...

Obama carries big fundraising lead into final months

Christina Cocca

September 10, 2012

With the 2012 presidential election around the corner, the majority of donors who make the candidates' campaigns possible are out in the open for the voting public. Barack Obama has raised more than $348 million ($348,413,128), while Mitt Romney has raised more than $193 million ($193,373,762). Most...

Polls, partisan politics and hot-button issues: A look at what’s online

Christina Cocca

September 10, 2012

For nonpartisan information on political candidates, voters can check out any of the following websites and blogs in no particular order: Ratings/Voter Trends FiveThirtyEight – This blog tracks voter approval ratings, electoral vote distributions and forecasts of polling data and economic statistics. ...

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