Presidential Campaign

Presidential Campaign

Yes, really: Trump can win the youth vote

The presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump can win over young voters. Yes, that's right: the supposed bigot, who, according to the mainstream media, hates women and minorities, actually has a shot at capturing the millennial vote.

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Was Trump in New York in the 1990s?

Was Donald Trump in New York in 1995 and 1996?  Was he in the United States from 1997 through 1999?  I’m beginning to think he wasn’t, notwithstanding all evidence to the contrary.  How else to explain the kind of personal attacks...

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Getting out the Latino vote - America's future at stake

With a record high number of eligible voters, Hispanics have the unprecedented potential to impact what many consider the most important elections in recent history, if they show up.

Regrettably, the Latino voter turnout rate continues to...

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Trump should not control convention gavel

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan’s surprise revelation Monday that he would not chair the Republican National Convention if the presumptive presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump asks him not to, could have disastrous consequences for floor proceedings...

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A global perspective to the 2016 election

In ancient history--before 2012, say--American presidential elections were sometimes reasoned, somber affairs. The 2016 campaign will not be remembered as one of those. Donald Trump has upended the entire cycle, channeling voters' unabashed anger...

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Secretary Clinton has the solution for student debt

More than 40 million Americans still have student debt.

I know because I’m one of them. I still owe $50,000 in student loan payments. I know I’m not the only member of Congress who personally faces this issue. Even Barack and Michelle Obama...

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President without a party

George Washington’s parting words to his countrymen were a warning against the rise of political parties.

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