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Cruz, Clinton win Iowa Caucus

Cruz, Clinton win Iowa Caucus

Politics, Power & Politics February 2, 2016 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

By Zachary Toillion As snow envelops the state of Iowa, the end of a long campaign is now over. Emerging victorious in the first presidential contest are Sec. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Ted Cruz. History was made in a number of ways. Republicans broke records for turnout, seeing a 50Read More

Two parties no longer enough

Two parties no longer enough

Politics February 2, 2016 at 7:30 pm 1 comment

By Frederick Anthony The two-party system of American politics has outgrown its skin. While not without historical significance, as exemplified by how our nation has been divided into two relatively equal and respectively polarized factions on opposite ends of the political spectrum for decades, it’s a double-edged sword. Having twoRead More

Who might drop out?

Who might drop out?

Politics, Power & Politics February 2, 2016 at 7:21 pm 0 comments

By Zach Toillion The question “Who will drop out?” is usually one of the biggest questions that comes after the Iowa caucuses. Throughout 2015, most have expected a slew of candidates to have dropped out from the crowded 20+ candidate field. An the Republican side, Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Gov.Read More

Bloomberg run could shape up race

Bloomberg run could shape up race

Politics, Power & Politics February 2, 2016 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

By Zach Toillion One of the nation’s most prominent former mayors has indicated he is interested in running for President. In leaked conversations Michael Bloomberg has stated that he’d be willing to spend up to a billion dollars for a hypothetical Presidential bid. Those close to Bloomberg state he’d beRead More

Can Sanders secure the Democratic nomination?

Can Sanders secure the Democratic nomination?

Politics, Power & Politics February 2, 2016 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

By  Zach Toillion The race for the Democratic nomination in the early voting states has shifted significantly since the race began. In Iowa, the race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will almost certainly be closer than the Republican contest, barring a large shakeup. Hillary Clinton has maintained a leadRead More

Surrogate Season

Surrogate Season

Politics, Power & Politics February 2, 2016 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

By Zachary Toillion As has become customary in large nationally significant elections, surrogates have come to play a major role of attracting would be voters to official campaign events. On the Democratic side Hillary Clinton has brought in husband former President Bill Clinton as well as daughter Chelsea to campaignRead More

A primary preview

A primary preview

Politics, Power & Politics January 19, 2016 at 6:19 pm 1 comment

By Zachary Toillion In order to understand the 2016 primaries, we have to start with where it all beings. Iowa voters tend to reward candidates that cater to the base of their political parties. Republicans typically back the more conservative viable candidate in the field, while Democrats typically back theRead More

From the Hart: The media: right lies matter

From the Hart: The media: right lies matter

From the Hart, Politics November 17, 2015 at 4:34 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart As they seek to discredit Republican front-runner Ben Carson, the media’s new mantra is “Black Lies Matter.” But when it comes to Hillary Clinton’s years of documented fabrications, they go with the “White Lies Don’t Matter” approach. The media have looked into Ben Carson’s past more inRead More

From the Hart: The left finally found their Pope

From the Hart: The left finally found their Pope

From the Hart, Humor, Politics September 29, 2015 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

By Ron Hart The Pope made his first U.S. He chatted with President Obama and addressed the Senate and House. It was a good crowd for the Pope; he loves audiences who have never really heard his material. In the Pope’s orthodoxy, sloth, anger, gluttony, greed, envy, pride and lustRead More

Ben Carson surges in Republican primary

Ben Carson surges in Republican primary

Politics, Power & Politics September 10, 2015 at 3:07 am 0 comments

By Zachary Toillion Since the start of the Republican presidential primary, the contest has remained fluid with many figures rising to prominence in the polls. Donald Trump maintains a lead in polling that has been sustained since early July, both nationally and in early states, including Iowa, New Hampshire andRead More