Topic: National politics

Perez, Steele talk midterm election

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Perez, Steele talk midterm election

October 26, 2018 0 comments

Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele and Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez ’83 P’18 sat down yesterday at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs to kick off a two-part forum called “Across the Aisle.”

Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

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Census dry run faces lack of funding, publicity

October 14, 2018 0 comments

The 2020 Census’ first and only dry run was conducted in Providence County earlier this year. The test run included a new ability to respond to the census through an online survey but did not include the controversial “citizenship question,” which would ask respondents about their U.S. citizenship status.

Employee donations favor Democrats

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Employee donations favor Democrats

October 2, 2018 0 comments

This midterm election season, Brown faculty and staff are donating overwhelmingly to Democratic campaigns, following a historical trend of supporting left-leaning candidates.

Miller ’19: If I put my fingers in my ears, will dissent disappear?

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: If I put my fingers in my ears, will dissent disappear?

September 25, 2018 0 comments

What do the firing of a former Secretary of State, the hiring of an FBI director, the possibility of an onset of nuclear war with North Korea and the conspiracy against a Russian leaker have in common?

Simshauser ’20: In a deeply red state, a blueprint for Democrats

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Simshauser ’20: In a deeply red state, a blueprint for Democrats

September 23, 2018 0 comments

As the state of national politics devolves into tribally structured warfare, statewide elections have become easy to map along party lines.

Incumbent candidate Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., will be challenged in the Democratic primaries Sept. 12. He has publicly denounced the Trump administration's policies and is a staunch supporter of climate protections.

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Republican, Dem. races for Senate hotly contested

September 9, 2018 0 comments

The Sept. 12 primaries for an open U.S. Senate seat in Rhode Island are fast approaching as both Democratic and Republican candidates attempt to catch their party’s nomination and position themselves to defeat incumbent Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.

Rep. David Ciccilline '83, D-R.I., seeks to lower health care costs and protect the Mueller probe.

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Five House contenders vie for seat

September 9, 2018 0 comments

Voters in Rhode Island’s First Congressional District will head to the polls Sept. 12 to select their candidates in the Democratic and Republican congressional primaries.

Panel discusses Puerto Rican recovery

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Panel discusses Puerto Rican recovery

April 19, 2018 0 comments

Seven months have passed since Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria, a category four storm that tore across the island and left destroyed houses, cities and lives in its wake. Puerto Rico continues to experience the ramifications of the hurricane as the entire island lost power in a blackout yesterday.

Op-eds, Opinions

Schilder ’20: Hashtags don’t vote

April 17, 2018 0 comments

Political engagement has skyrocketed since the 2016 election.

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: Making sport of politics

April 17, 2018 0 comments

Turn on any cable news channel, and you are likely to be inundated with punditry.