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The party who cried wolf

Nick Zararis November 15, 2016
Donald Trump is the President Elect of the United States. That’s a sentence I’d never thought I’d be typing in my lifetime.
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Neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, is climbing his way to the top of the Republican presidential primary polls by changing his own ideals to appeal to GOP conservatives and gain higher polling numbers. PC: Marc Nozell

Don’t be fooled—Ben Carson knows how to operate on an audience

Skyler Gilbert September 28, 2015
Carson knows what the facts are, but instead wishes to exploit the stupidity and bigotry in our nation by making outlandish, hateful comments to increase his poll numbers.
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President Barack Obama re-elected for a second term

Christine Powell November 14, 2012

Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States on Nov. 6 with a total of 303 electoral votes, defeating Republican candidate Mitt Romney by carrying swing states like Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin,...

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Debate Two: Town Hall

Alexa Gorman October 17, 2012

Tonight’s town hall style debate gave President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney the chance to address undecided voters about their positions on issues including foreign policy, taxes and economic growth. Obama,...

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Presidential debate comes to LI, but not to SBU

Brittany Stapelfeld October 15, 2012

This month, students at a Long Island University will get the experience of having President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney come to their school for the second 2012 Presidential...

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Presidential Debate 1: domestic issues

Alexa Gorman October 8, 2012

President Barack Obama and his challenger, Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.), began the series of presidential debates on Tuesday night with the topic of domestic issues. Questions from proctor Jim Lehrer of...

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Poll: young voters not as enthusiastic about election

Alexa Gorman October 8, 2012

The 2008 presidential election made history among young voters. Rallies on college campuses paired with social media activism brought out one of the highest turnouts of 18 to 29-year-olds on election day—more...

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Romney alienates the 47%

The Statesman September 24, 2012

Mitt Romney found himself in deep water when a videotape of HIS speaking at a private fundraiser surfaced. Romney slammed the 47 percent of the country that rely on the government for services and went...

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Why did we turn our backs on politics?

The Statesman September 10, 2012
Although the election is 57 days away, our generation still lacks a voice. The conventions concluded Thursday, the presidential nominees became official and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will duke it out on Nov. 6. But here’s the real question: why don’t we care?
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