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Election day: Arguments for who should win the election tonight

Hansook Oh

November 6, 2012

  America Still Needs Obama By Hansook Oh Opinion Editor and liberal democrat While the GOP does maintenance on Romneybot before the election results are hopefully announced tonight, the Obama administration should crack open a few beers and relax – this is no contest. Conservatives have wasted too much money...

Politicize your mind: Who sunk whom on foreign policy at final presidential debate?

Politicize your mind: Who sunk whom on foreign policy at final presidential debate?

Arman Gosparini

October 22, 2012

  Romney's inexperience on foreign policy was a canon he could not dodge By Nathan McMahon As the election winds up we were all treated to a resounding and hearty debate on foreign policy. Except of course for the more than 15 minutes that Mitt Romney and Barack Obama devolved into ti...

Obama and Romney duke it out: town hall style

Christina Cocca

October 16, 2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney met for their second debate Tuesday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., to answer directly to voters. Candy Crowley, CNN’s chief political correspondent, moderated the town hall debate, which featured 82 undecided voters chosen by Gallup, a polling organization. After Obama admitted Romney’s performance outshined his own at their first debate, he said he was ...

Why Mitt Romney can’t handle simple math

Nathan McMahon

October 9, 2012

Photo illustration by Gabriel Ivan Orendain-Necochea The running problem with the current ramblings of the Republican Party is that reality is only real when it fits their messed-up narrative. The latest example is Mitt Romney’s tired talking point about the unemployment situation in our country...

Drop in unemployment rate could benefit President Obama

Natalie Rivera

October 5, 2012

The national unemployment rate fell to its lowest percentage in the last four years, suggesting job growth during the summer. The drop could shift the presidential election and be a possible boost for President Barack Obama. The  report, which is conducted monthly by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

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...

More choice in schools means better education

Michelangelo Landgrave

October 1, 2012

Libertarianism advocates respecting the liberty of people to pursue their own happiness to the extent that they do not infringe on the liberty of others. In the case of children, libertarians advocate strongly in returning to parents the freedom in choosing how to raise their children. Most moderate lib...

Romney’s disdain will cost him the race

Nathan McMahon

September 25, 2012

Mitt Romney wants to be president of the United States. He wants it really bad. He’s gone so far as to abandon almost everything he’s ever stood for in past elections. He’s repeatedly lied and obfuscated to get that chance. Whether it’s lies about President Obama’s healthcare plan r...

Spotlight on swing states in November

Andrew Clark

September 17, 2012

As the presidential campaign kicks into high gear, the attention of both parties shifts to the swing states, according to experts. “Swing states are states that are thought to be closely contested in a presidential election,” said Lawrence Becker, professor of political science at CSUN. “We...

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...

POLITICS PRO/CON: Is the GOP a women’s party?

Andrew Clark

August 31, 2012

The following two stories revolve around the GOP's stance on abortion and women's health, a conversation sparked by Republican Congressman Todd Akin's controversial remarks:  “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let’s assume that maybe th...

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