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Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Fails

| 10/16/2017 | 0 Comments
Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Fails

Ever since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, Republicans have made it a priority to repeal and replace the law. The GOP has tried to repeal or alter Obamacare over 70 times but they have found little success. Similarly, the latest attempts have initiated no change. Republicans only needed 50 votes from the Senate to pass a repeal […]

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Why We Should Care About the French Election

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments

On May 7, 2017, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate, over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. This election, however, was a very different election than any other in recent memory. Since the 1950s France has been led either by the socialist party or the center-right party, but with the previous socialist president having an […]

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Donald Trump’s First Battle

| 12/18/2016 | 0 Comments

On Monday December 19 the Electoral College’s 538 electors gather in their respective state capitol to vote for president. What is usually just a formality has become a little more complicated this year. With Trump’s controversial stances, his loss of the popular vote, the abundance of fake news that circulated during the course of the year, […]

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Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

| 11/27/2016 | 0 Comments
Cast of Hamilton Asks Mike Pence to “Work on Behalf of All of Us”

On Friday, November 18th, Mike Pence, the Vice President-elect, went to see the renowned Broadway musical with his family. As he walked in, he was met with a mixed response. Some people cheered while most others booed. During the play, the audience acted as an average audience would be expected to act. The crowd cheered especially […]

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Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

| 11/14/2016 | 0 Comments
Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Take to The Streets of Major U.S. Cities

After a surprising presidential election, many people were unhappy with the result. Understandably, people are angry, upset or just plain confused at how the United States elected a person known for calling Mexicans rapists, proposing a ban on Muslims immigrating to the U.S, and threatening to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. To show their discontent […]

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Donald Trump Brags About Being Able To Sexually Assault Women

| 10/10/2016 | 0 Comments

On October 7th, a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape was released. In the tape, Donald Trump bragged about groping and kissing women without their consent saying, “When you’re a star” one could get away with such things. He had this conversation with Billy Bush, who, much to the chagrin of the public, simply laughed at Donald’s […]

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