New Jersey’s Progressive Trump

New Jersey’s Progressive Trump

With a resounding 56% of the state vote share, Phil Murphy became governor-elect of of New Jersey last week. His victory effectively earned Democrats of the state a mandate by retaining their large majority in both houses of the State Legislature. Not noticeable to some, though, is that Phil Murphy’s...

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America, Don’t Expect Much Until 2020

America, Don’t Expect Much Until 2020

Since the inauguration of the 45th president, there has been nothing but dysfunction and ensuing controversy in Washington, D.C. Not much hope remains for our federal government until the elections of 2020 come around. We needn’t repeat all the flagrant abuses of power that Donald J. Trump has committed since...

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An Elephant, A Donkey, and Everybody Else Walk Into A Bar

An Elephant, A Donkey, and Everybody Else Walk Into A Bar

It seems that our country has never been as politically divided as it is right now. Politics have never been so partisan, and the rivalry between our two major parties has never been so bitter. At a school as ideologically diverse and politically active as Vanderbilt, one might think that...

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Why We All Should Pay Attention to the Newest Round of Benghazi Hearings

Why We All Should Pay Attention to the Newest Round of Benghazi Hearings

On Wednesday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi convened their first hearing to collect and assess information regarding the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on United States compounds in Benghazi, Libya. Despite discussing a topic that has become highly politically polarized, the congressmen met with little fanfare and a businesslike...

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