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Dance of Democracy (Part 1): Clinton or Bush as President a Step Backwards

Dance of Democracy (Part 1): Clinton or Bush as President a Step Backwards

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election might still be more than a year and a half away, but the dance of democracy has started playing and it seems quite obvious that another Clinton or Bush as the President would be a step backwards for democracy. One of the major differences between a democracy and a monarchy is […]

Hillary Clinton: Decision Time Is Near

Hillary Clinton: Decision Time Is Near

Hillary Clinton: Madame President? Decision time is near for the former First Lady and Secretary of State. As long predicted, the Democratic frontrunner will finally announce her long-awaited 2016 presidential bid by week’s end. According to sources, Clinton is planning to launch her second presidential candidacy on Sunday via a video announcement on social media. After […]

Rand Paul Tries to Defend Foreign Policy Views

Rand Paul Tries to Defend Foreign Policy Views

Rand Paul, U.S. Senator of Kentucky, since announcing his bid for the 2016 presidential election has tried to defend his views on foreign policy, for which he has come under fire. Critics have suggested that Paul’s views on foreign policy echo the isolationist views of his father, including whether Iran poses a threat to world […]

Rand Paul Stuck in the Shadows

Rand Paul Stuck in the Shadows

On Tuesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul intends to announce his run for the 2016 Republican nomination, standing in the large shadow of his father’s ideology. His father, Ron Paul, who is known for being quick to comment, was energized for his 2008 and 2012 primaries and spread that energy to others. Ron Paul’s speeches rang […]

Term Limits Versus Life Tenure

Term Limits Versus Life Tenure

Last week, two announcements were made in relation to term limits in government. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced his retirement in 2016, and on Saturday, prospective presidential candidate Mike Huckabee commented that he believed that the founding fathers never intended Supreme Court Justices to retain their positions for a lifetime. Designated as the source of […]

Democrats Look for Presidential Candidate

Democrats Look for Presidential Candidate

With the 2016 presidential elections right around the corner both parties are scrambling to find that one person who will not only represent the people, but represent their party and countless other special interest groups. The projected candidate for the party is the ever-popular Hilary Clinton. Clinton has been putting herself in position for a […]

Ben Carson Announces He Is Exploring a Run for President in 2016

Ben Carson Announces He Is Exploring a Run for President in 2016

Dr. Ben Carson has announced today that he is exploring a run for president in 2016. He is one of many conservatives joining the race to capture the Republican nomination as the beginning of the primary season draws closer. Terry Giles, Carson’s most probable head campaign adviser, stated the formation of his exploratory committee is starting, […]

Las Vegas to Welcome Jeb Bush

Las Vegas to Welcome Jeb Bush

The city of Las Vegas will welcome Jeb Bush Monday, March 2. One of the most talked about and potential nominee of the Republican Party for the 2016 US. Presidential election, Jeb Bush, will pass through Las Vegas. Many presume that with this visit by Jeb Bush to Las Vegas, he sets in motion, the […]

Asian American Vote Swings Republican?

Asian American Vote Swings Republican?

In this most recent midterm election, citizens hailing from China, Vietnam, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, and more, participated in the growing swing of the Asian American electorate voting Republican. Members of both parties are trying to pinpoint what is causing a possible change towards the traditionally more socially and fiscally conservative party and away […]

Election Hard on President Obama

Election Hard on President Obama

This week’s midterm election results looked like a dream come true for Republicans and a horrible nightmare for the Democratic party. In particular, it was especially hard on President Barack Obama. Republicans received the surge they were hoping and took the United States Senate by storm.  Even better was their performance in 36 different gubernatorial […]

Marijuana Legalization Scores Huge Victories in Election

Marijuana Legalization Scores Huge Victories in Election

The momentum for marijuana legalization appears to be gaining, as legalization measures scored huge victories on election night. Measures for marijuana legalization passed in Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia. They join Washington and Colorado, the two states that had already legalized marijuana through similar referendums two years ago. With the latest batch of wins […]

Saira Blair: Youngest Lawmaker in U.S. History

Saira Blair: Youngest Lawmaker in U.S. History

Saira Blair has become the youngest lawmaker in U.S. history. The 18-year-old West Virginia University (WVU) freshman managed to beat out her 44-year-old opponent, attorney Layne Diehl, during the General Election on Tuesday, November 4 for a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates. Her landslide victory has made her the youngest elected official […]

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