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Hypocrisy in the age of Scalia

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on a visit to Texas at the age of 79. In his passing, politicians have sparked…

More debates, more democratic, less biased

This past week, Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton agreed to four additional debates in the coming months. These debates double the amount of…

Caucuses counter the democratic process

This past week, the residents of Iowa voted for their top choice as the Democratic and Republican nominee for the President of the United States. However,…

Yes Bernie Can

Hillary Clinton has been fearing this day since she launched her campaign. New Democratic Presidential Nomination Polls in Iowa have Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in…

Obama’s constitutional immigration reform

Two weeks ago, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals made a mistake in ruling against President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform, one of the…

A deal for everyone

Last week, House and Senate majority and minority leaders worked together to create a much needed two year budget deal. The deal raised the debt…

A call to no arms

This past week, a student entered Umpqua Community College in Oregon and killed ten students. Like many other shooters before him, he struggled with mental health…