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CPAC: 2016 Watch

Christopher Jerrolds

March 19, 2013

This past weekend, the American Conservative Union (CPU) held its 40th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). CPU claims to be “the oldest and largest grassroots conservative in the nation” [1]. Furthermo...

Anticipating Failure

Christopher Jerrolds

February 25, 2013

As the Gang of Eight prepares their immigration reform bill, the President and state legislatures have also taken measures to address the U.S. immigration issue. Sen. McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Rubio (R-FL), Sen....

The International Favorite

Christopher Jerrolds

November 5, 2012

With this election coming to a close, the presidential polls have kept politicians, political pundits, and everyday political junkies on the edge of their seats. However, there is one poll that you may not have seen since it has...

International Consensus

Christopher Jerrolds

October 7, 2012

As almost 60 million viewers in the U.S. watched President Obama and Governor Romney take the stage in opposition for the first time, news channels throughout the United Kingdom also aired the presidential debate. Sky News, British...

A Distaste for American Conservatism

Christopher Jerrolds

September 27, 2012

After spending the summer interning on Capitol Hill, I have now hopped over to London to study for the semester. This column will be dedicated to the perceptions of and attitudes toward American politics that I see while I am...

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