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    The Struggle To Achieve Party Unity at the DNC

    ARTICLE BY JACOB AUSUBEL On Monday night, I had the great honor to attend the Democratic National Convention. I saw a number of distinguished political figures, including Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). The [...]
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    Presumptive Nominee Ted Cruz: An Ode to Iowa and the Counterfactual

    COMMENTARY BY JAMES HIEBERT It’s been five months since the Iowa Caucuses and the victory of Ted Cruz. Thinking back on that decisive night I recall how it truly paved the way for Ted Cruz to become the GOP’s presumptive nominee. That three point lead over Donald “I wish I had picked a VP [...]
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    Does Last Week’s Anti-Brutality Backlash Harm Due Process?

    ARTICLE BY RED JOSEPH Last week, citizens posted several videos of violent police encounters with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. In the footage of Mr. Sterling’s homicide, the victim was forced to the ground and fatally shot by police officers. In neither of the two videos of his death, [...]
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    Trump and Freedom of the Press

    ARTICLE BY JAMES HIEBERT Today, Donald Trump revoked The Washington Post’s press credentials. Irritated over the investigation of his donations to veterans groups and the coverage of his remarks that had implicated President Obama as complicit in the Orlando nightclub attacks, Donald Trump [...]
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    Taxes and Budgets in an Election Gone Haywire

    ARTICLE BY NATHAN AUSUBEL If I have learned anything new about the 2016 election in the last few weeks, it is that politics have begun to resemble The Hunger Games. The various presidential candidates are locked in a persistent fight for survival, each trying to destroy the others’ reputation and [...]

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  • bernie
    ARTICLE BY JACOB AUSUBEL On Monday night, I had the great honor to attend the Democratic National Convention. I saw a number of distinguished political figures, including [...]
  • Trump press 2
    ARTICLE BY JAMES HIEBERT Today, Donald Trump revoked The Washington Post’s press credentials. Irritated over the investigation of his donations to veterans groups and the [...]
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    ARTICLE BY NOLAN WEIN “We did it. #Never Trump” I’m sure many establishment Republicans would hope to see such a tweet after the GOP National Convention concludes this [...]
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    ARTICLE BY SUMMER OSBORN This Tuesday, April 12th was Equal Pay Day, a day that marks how far into 2016 women must work to earn the same amount that men earned in 2015. Women [...]
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    ARTICLE BY JACOB AUSUBEL Last Friday, I heard CIA Director John Brennan speak at the Penn Museum. But not for long. To my great surprise, the event was quickly interrupted. A [...]

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