President Clinton Serves as Team Obama Surrogate

As the 2012 Presidential election enters its final two months, the Democrats are employing a weapon absent from the Republican Party’s arsenal – a popular former President. President Clinton, who according to Politico, has an approval rating around 70%, provides several strategic advantages for Team Obama. By using Clinton, President...

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Live from the DNC: Days 1 and 2

Day 1- Welcome to Charlotte! After arriving in the Queen City Sunday evening, Monday morning for us began with a stop at the Tennessee delegation’s welcome breakfast and some free time to socialize with fellow Democrats and explore Charlotte. As Monday was Labor Day, the common 4-day convention schedule was...

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Could Reagan Have Won the 2012 GOP Nomination?

Last year, a Gallup Poll asked Americans which US president they regarded as the greatest. Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, was atop the list with 19% of those polled calling him the greatest president America has ever seen, a full 5% points above Abraham Lincoln. Reagan’s...

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Rights, Rhetoric & Reality: The Future of Birth Control

Birth control is an interesting thing – an in recent years, appears to have burst into the political spotlight to a astounding degree. For instance, the US Department of Health and Human Services’ recent decision to overrule the FDA approval on the morning-after pill caused a stir. While the FDA...

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Issues Driving the 2012 Election

Every election cycle, Americans go to the voting booth with certain issues in mind. Voters survey the candidates and determine who matches up with their views most consistently. While many Americans vote strictly by party, issue voting asserts that constituents often cast their ballots based on the common concerns of...

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