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Time to Get Serious About Governing

Seismic shifts in American politics and culture have brought us to a moment of historic upheaval. Donald Trump will be the next president of...

The 2016 Election Hits the App Store

Georgetown students and DC residents are all too familiar with the feeling that their vote does not count. Whether registered here in the district, which...

Why the DOJ Should Block the AT&T-Time Warner Merger

It’s not every day that I find myself strongly agreeing with Bernie Sanders, but there are circumstances in which my conservative philosophy overlaps with...

Flawed Candidates Reflect Flawed Electoral System

Back in March a CBS/New York Times Poll placed Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the two most unfavorable candidates in American presidential history....

The Unmaking of the Modern Court

Election day is just two short weeks away. The candidates are making their closing arguments, and Americans across the country are making up their...

Vote Your Conscience

In an ideal democracy, presidential elections would be far more involved than voters showing up to the polls and mechanically clicking the candidate in...

DC Deserves Representation, But Statehood Is No Quick Fix

With all the spectacle of the Presidential election, it’s easy to forget about the vitally-important referendums that Americans across the country will be deciding. Here,...

A Tipping Point for Political Polarization?

It’s no secret that polarization is one of the biggest issues in American politics. With congressional approval ratings hovering at 13%, this year’s election...

Despite Drama, Third Debate Unlikely to Sway Voters

America’s “Sin City” was a most fitting location for the third and final presidential debate in an election marked more than any other in...

Homeric Epithets for the Twenty-First Century

A week has passed since a decade-old recording of Donald Trump’s horrifying and misogynistic “locker room talk” emerged, and now his presidential campaign seems...

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