List/Grid Author Archives: Politics Sector

Political Implications of the Ebola Outbreak

Political Implications of the Ebola Outbreak

By Joseph Jang ’18: On October 15, 2014, the second Texan hospital worker tested positive for Ebola. Ebola is a contagious virus that has a 70% mortality rate. Although there… Read more »

Iowa Senate Race Put into Play

Iowa Senate Race Put into Play

By Rohit Bhandari ’16: The state of Iowa is home to an open-seat senate race in 2014 and the race has recently become more competitive. Democrat senate candidate Bruce Braley… Read more »

Dirty Politics

Dirty Politics

By Kelly McDarby ’16: Law enforcement cracked down on government officials this week.  FBI agents and other federal officials raided and searched the properties of several political figures—making two actual… Read more »

Rand Paul – The New Frontrunner?

Rand Paul – The New Frontrunner?

By Rohit Bhandari ’16: The last couple of weeks have delivered some good news to GOP Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.  After winning the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll… Read more »

A Separation of Church and State?

A Separation of Church and State?

By Kelly McDarby ’16: Americans frequently mention the phrase, “separation of church and state,” when referring to United States rights.  However, the First Amendment of the Constitution only encourages freedom… Read more »

Colorado Senate Race Heats Up

Colorado Senate Race Heats Up

By Rohit Bhandari ’16: Earlier this week, the battleground map for the senate elections of 2014 was shaken up a bit. After much prodding from Republican recruiters, Representative Cory Gardner… Read more »

Bipartisan Immigration Reform

Bipartisan Immigration Reform

By Kelly McDarby Early this week, news was released that a new immigration reform bill is set to hit the Senate floor in the coming weeks.  A bipartisan group of… Read more »

White House Update

White House Update

By: Kelly McDarby Washington is slowly settling down after the large sequestration project of the past week.  Nevertheless, White House is still a main player in political news; President Obama… Read more »

Sequestration: What Will Be Eliminated?

Sequestration: What Will Be Eliminated?

By Kelly McDarby This past week, Congress and the President have been working diligently to formulate a budget to account for the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts.  Nevertheless, the… Read more »

Sequestration Negotiations

Sequestration Negotiations

Sequestration Negotiations             With sequestration coming up, political forces are once again pushing all over DC. As usual, there is the common alignment of the Democrats backing their president, and… Read more »

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