Campaign ’16


Fakes, Frauds and Phonies

By Grant Mercer The Boston newspaper gave a detailed account of the gruesome event. Leather pouches, brimming with cash and jewelry, were found stuffed inside a wooden trunk. Beneath the pouches rested yet another bag, this one filled with the bloody scalps of American soldiers along with a letter addressed to a foreign leader asking him…

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The Battle Over the Supreme Court

By Bhanodai Pippala With less than a week before Election Day, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has suffered declining support after the audio leak of his lewd conversation with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush. In response to the leak, many prominent Republicans including U.S. Senator from Arizona John McCain retracted their support for the 2016 Republican Presidential…

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Is Donald Trump Changing Political Campaigns?

By Alex Soderstrom With November 8 approaching, one of the wildest election cycles in recent American history is coming to a close. While plenty of attention has been given to the scandals of both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and her Republican counterpart Donald Trump, a possibly groundbreaking development has been largely ignored. As Clinton and…

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The Electoral College Helps Trump

By Jep McNair One of the more popular media narratives about presidential politics is that Democrats have built up a major advantage in the Electoral College. The idea is that the Democratic nominee, in this case Hillary Clinton, has secured somewhere between 240 and 270 electoral votes before campaigning really even begins, since several states…


The Case against the Electoral College

By Evan Katz With the 2016 presidential race in full swing, the perpetual debate over America’s unique electoral system has resurfaced. Opponents lambast the Electoral College as undemocratic because the indirect nature of elections renders the popular vote irrelevant, while its supporters laud the fact that the system forces political parties to have broad national…

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