Donald Trump’s Worst Nightmare

With the Russia investigation continuing to expand and the ever-growing possibility that Republicans could lose control of the House and Senate in November, some might think Donald Trump’s main opponent would be Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Actually, a strong case can be made that…

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Angst of Women is Redefining Politics

The recent spate of Democratic wins in both Virginia and New Jersey served as deeply cathartic moments for the liberal and progressive left.  With anti-Trump sentiment ever-rising, the left has been itching to re-organize and win back power that it had lost in the shocking results of the 2016 elections.…

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Meet and Greet

While I love teaching students about politics, there is nothing more exhilarating than actually working on a political campaign. I have worked four local races and have discovered this is where the action is. People really care about who will represent them at city hall and in the state capital.…

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Consequences of Accepting a False Dilemma

As I am composing this post, I am listening to a great debate by two top-tier American politicians who are passionate and well-versed in their beliefs and while they may be taking jabs at each other’s party and stances, but are not belittling each other. Audience members are asking tough…

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