Topic: Democratic Party

Fernandez ’21: Democratic politicians must do more to acknowledge Puerto Rico’s right to self-determination

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Fernandez ’21: Democratic politicians must do more to acknowledge Puerto Rico’s right to self-determination

October 3, 2019 3 comments

Puerto Rican issues have long been sidelined in D.C. Puerto Ricans are denied representation in Congress as well as the right to vote for president. They are unable to contribute to the decisions that affect them, and historically, their issues have seldom been discussed in mainstream political conversation.

The Brown Democrats hosted a watch party for the third Democratic Presidential Debate last night in the Salomon Center. Of the 20 candidates in the race, the top 10 in national polls participated in the debate.

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Brown Dems throw watch party for presidential debate

September 13, 2019 0 comments

When moderators introduced Andrew Yang ’96 during the third Democratic Presidential Debate last night, Salomon Center erupted into raucous cheers.

Miller ’19: Dem. primary candidates: Focus on the general election

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Miller ’19: Dem. primary candidates: Focus on the general election

February 14, 2019 0 comments

At least nine “prominent” Democratic candidates have announced the formation of a committee to explore a run in the primaries for the 2020 Presidential election.

Simshauser ’20: For Democrats, a return to labor

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Simshauser ’20: For Democrats, a return to labor

February 13, 2019 0 comments

As the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls grows ever larger, and candidates attempt to distinguish themselves, their decisions inevitably augur the ideologies that will be prominent during the primaries.

Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

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Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

November 18, 2018 1 comment

As the final provisional ballots from the 2018 midterm elections are counted, and the forecasted Democratic wave in the House becomes more precise (most likely a gain of at least 37 seats), the electoral significance can be parsed.

Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

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Bouton ’20: We must demand a fossil fuel-free DNC

October 29, 2018 0 comments

In June, the Democratic National Committee ended its long-standing policy of accepting money from the fossil fuel industry. But in August, a resolution put forth by party Chairman Tom Perez ’83 P’18 reversed the June decision.

Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

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Simshauser ’20: A split in the Rhode for Democrats

September 11, 2018 0 comments

The past two years have been fraught for Democrats. In the aftermath of the calamitous 2016 presidential election, ideological fissures within the party have widened as progressive insurgents have found traction in recent months.