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Candidate Quality has been a contentious topic among young voters as the presidential debates linger on the periphery. ELEMENTAL 5 DIGITAL/UNSPLASH.COM

Lack of civic engagement among young voters: a candidate quality issue

Vinod Kripalani January 25, 2024

A recent study from Harvard Kennedy School indicates there is a major disconnect between current political affairs and younger voters. The most concerning result of this study is that an increased...

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The U.S. House of Representatives could decide who becomes president in 2024

Joseph Patti November 28, 2023
The top candidates of the Democratic and Republican parties — current President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and former President Donald J. Trump — are not in favorable positions despite leading in their respective primaries. Come election day, if no candidate reaches 270 electoral votes, the United States House of Representatives will elect the future president.
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