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by / on April 13, 2012 at 8:12 pm / in Election 2012

Election 2012: The Other Half

Now that the Republican nomination process is coming to a close, Democrats are beginning to define their campaign by focusing on critical issues that are sensitive to most voters in order to draw a clear contrast between itself and the GOP on both the budget and women’s reproductive rights.

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:52 am / in Domestic, Election, Judicial, Student Stump

Citizens United, Columbians Divided

by In 2010, the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission held that corporations and unions could not be prohibited from broadcasting electioneering communications (ads that mention a candidate) within 60 days of a general election or 30 days of a primary, which had previously been the restriction of the McCain-Feingold Act since 2002. What does this mean for […]

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by / on March 16, 2011 at 8:08 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion

The Left-Right March to Tyranny

by The economic instability during the Bush administration facilitated a Democratic sweep that began in 2006 and culminated in 2008. Democrats swept into power on a mandate of “hope” and “change.” However, before President Obama even took the presidential oath, Democrats abandoned their campaign-trail principles and donned the regalia of big business stalwarts. President Obama surrounded himself with Clinton-era aides […]

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by / on December 17, 2006 at 9:58 am / in Domestic, Election

Left on Main Street

I was heading out the door after making a speech in Defiance, Ohio — a quaint, charming town deep in thestate’s northwest corner — when a middle-aged man in faded jeans and a hunting jacket stopped me and extended his hand. “Excuse me, Ms. Brown,” he said. “I just wanted to let you know that I’m a registered Republican.” Given that my father, Sherrod Brown, is a longtime Ohio politician and a longer-time Democrat, such an introduction usually does not bode well.

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by / on May 2, 2005 at 11:31 am / in Congress, Domestic

The Rise of Harry Reid

The boldness of the recently chosen leading Senate Democrat was surprising given his moderate record, but appropriate given the current political climate. Reid normally exhibits outspoken moderation, which is emblematic of the larger uncertainty within the Democratic Party as a whole.

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by / on May 1, 2005 at 12:02 pm / in Congress, Cover Story, Domestic, Election, Media

Left Hanging

If a donkey brays in the woods, but nobody hears it, does it make a sound? Democrats must wonder. And what makes them all the more ignorant is that donkeys aren’t normally found in the woods.

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by / on December 5, 2004 at 2:11 pm / in Blast from the Past, Domestic, Election, National Security

A Question of Vision

Screw the economy; it’s the foreign policy, stupid.

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