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History repeats itself with presidential candidates

Brushing up on U.S. history was never so relevant. On a whim and a Wikipedia recommendation, I checked out of our defunct library Irving Stone’s 1943 book “They Also Ran.” The subtitle explains the reason I was interested in the ...

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Ted Kennedy’s sexist agenda

Except that it isn’t. Some squeaky wheels over at the National Organization of Women don’t like the surviving Kennedy brother. My first reaction was to describe this as them getting their something-in-a-twist until I realized that such a comment would ...

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President Huckabee would end Wishy-Washington

Read this blog’s related story. My hugest pet peeve about politics has been the wavering back and forth of so many politicians. It frustrates me. It’s one thing for me, as a young student forming views and opinions to switch ...

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Republicans for Bartlet

I’m a Republican, and I want a certain Democrat to be president. It isn’t Barack Obama or John Edwards. It certainly isn’t Hillary Clinton. The Democrat I would desperately wish into the Oval Office is Jed Bartlet. Okay, so he’s ...

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You should actually listen to Martin Luther King, Jr.

I dare you. It may come from left field, but on this Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I dare you to actually listen to Martin Luther King, Jr. Even if Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t have a holiday today, he’d ...

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LiveBlogging South Carolina primary, Nevada caucus

What follows is The Collegian’s coverage of the Nevada Caucus and the Republican South Carolina primary. It comes by alternating embellishment of CNN’s coverage and mocking of it, with worthwhile coverage interspersed throughout. Be sure to check out The Collegian’s ...

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Political Ticker

With the presidential election on everyone’s minds, the Political Ticker blog seeks to inform readers not only of national issues, but also to bring attention to local ones.

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