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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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Thankfulness

When Abraham Lincoln established a regular holiday for Thanksgiving in the midst of our brutal civil war, one could argue he envisioned a time where we would share a common meal and, despite the hardships we have endured over the preceding year, we would go around a table and reflect…

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Jeff Flake finds his ‘Sense of Decency’

Known for being august and reserved (if not somewhat boring), the United States Senate is not somewhere one goes for impassioned debate or scathing critiques. Such scintillating content is more often found in the lower chamber on the other end of Capitol Hill or the House of Commons in the…

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The Hack Heard ‘Round The World

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series about the potential Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and what then-candidate Trump and his closest advisers knew about the situation. The first story can be found here. Once again, my planned blog post could not keep up…

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Finding a Better Way to Draw the Lines

James Madison said in Federalist No. 52, “where annual elections end, tyranny begins;” which prompts the question: ‘how close to tyranny do we come, when those annual elections are shaped to all but ensure a nominee’s victory?’ This is precisely the question the Supreme Court will have to ask in what…

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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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