Tagged Young Democrats

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Over the Hill: Congressional Democrats Face Age Problem

By Alex Soderstrom If the past three presidential elections have been any indication, the Democratic Party is the party of the young. Barack Obama buried his opponents in the competition for the under-30 vote in both 2008 and 2012, and Hillary Clinton captured the vote of 55 percent of that same demographic in 2016. According…

Fact-Checking the Great Debate

By: Chet Martin I’ll do just about anything for free pizza. In that spirit, I was dispatched by Georgia Political Review at great expense to cover the debate between College Republicans and Young Democrats in room 213 of the SLC (underclassmen, stop trying to make MLC happen). The debate came together thanks to the Athens Political…

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Students Mull Undocumented Issues at Panel

By: Emily Kopp Three days into his new role as a state representative, after a historic election in which Hispanic representatives were voted into the Georgia Capitol for the first time,  state Rep. Pedro Marin found an ethics complaint on his desk, alleging him to be “federal Mexican agent.” The complaint suffered from at least…

The Great Debate

By: Andrew Roberts On Wednesday night, the Chapel on North Campus was packed with political enthusiasts eager to hear the Young Democrats and the College Republicans fight it out for the first time on stage. Hosted by the Georgia Political Review, Non-Partisans for Progress, the Roosevelt Institute, and the Honors Program Student Council, the event…

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