Political Anomaly Governor Charlie Baker Reveals the Utility of Deserting Partisan Polarization

Political Anomaly Governor Charlie Baker Reveals the Utility of Deserting Partisan Polarization

It is no surprise that politics has become increasingly polarized in recent years. Ideological beliefs continue to grow further and further apart between the parties, manifested by the major increases in Congressional filibusters and the emergence of a partisan media continually blaming those of the opposite party. In addition, split...

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Kasich Can: New Hampshire and the Future of His Campaign

Kasich Can: New Hampshire and the Future of His Campaign

People around the country eagerly looked to New Hampshire this past Tuesday to watch the first-in-the-nation primary; as they did, they found themselves asking, “Who’s Kasich?” John Kasich is the governor of Ohio with an impressive resume which includes nine terms in the US House, eighteen years of the House...

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The Race has Begun: How We Can Tell Who is Going to Run for President in 2016

The Race has Begun: How We Can Tell Who is Going to Run for President in 2016

“After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee,” Mitt Romney said in a phone call on January 30. Many news outlets reported this announcement as breaking news, but is...

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Breaking Spirits Instead of Bread

Criminalizing food-sharing programs is an unfortunate growing trend in the United States. Fueled by the ideas that homelessness is a choice and feeding the homeless allows them to remain in their situation, 31 cities have taken action to restrict or ban the act of food-sharing. Limiting access to food, however,...

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To Protect And To Serve

When police officers in Ferguson killed Michael Brown, they renewed an emotionally charged discussion about police brutality against minorities. Thousands took to the streets to express their outrage, which at first focused on these racial tensions. The discussion over racial inequality is an important one, but the police reaction to...

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A Step Down and a Step Back: Sebelius’ Resignation and the Affordable Care Act

A Step Down and a Step Back: Sebelius’ Resignation and the Affordable Care Act

After a tempestuous debut last October, April 1 seemed to signal smooth sailing for Healthcare.gov. In a press conference, President Obama proudly announced that 7.1 million people had enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, surpassing the White House’s goal of 7 million enrollments by March 31. “The...

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