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Kamala Harris: a smart pick for vice president

In 2016, Hillary Clinton made history by becoming the first woman to be nominated as a presidential candidate for a major political party in the United States. Four years on, Kamala Harris has confirmed her spot in the history books as a trailblazer, becoming the first African American woman to be nominated onto a major […]

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It’s Debatable: Has President Trump been good for America?

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s acquittal, and the lead up to the 2020 US election, Molly McCracken and Jacob Robbins debate the impact of the Trump administration over the last three years. For – Jacob Robbins  The President is no moral exemplar. Not a stretch to say, but it’s important to preface my argument […]

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The Bloomberg Stratagem: A League of His Own

Joe Biden, considered the moderate, safe choice for the Democratic Presidential Nomination since he entered the race on April 25th last year, is not doing well. After leading as the frontrunner for the majority of last year, he took a major hit last month when he came 4th in Iowa and 5th in New Hampshire […]

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Buttigieg: The Sacrificial Lamb

Pete Buttigieg cannot win the Democratic Nomination. If the United States as a whole were 90% white, as Iowa and New Hampshire are, then he would be the candidate to beat. However, as things stand, South Bend’s former mayor is on the cusp of enjoying a hefty dose of political reality; democratic voters are racially […]

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How to bet in 2020: the electoral calculus of impeachment

Conventional political wisdom would dictate that those leaders embroiled in scandal have zero chance of retaining their hold on power. Donald Trump, only the third U.S President to ever be impeached, should be sure to get the boot from voters in November, right? Well, we live in unconventional political times. Impeachment is about more than […]