Topic: National politics

Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

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Perez ’83 runs for DNC chair to revitalize party

February 11, 2017 0 comments

Democrats are rallying behind leaders who they hope can revive the party, including Thomas Perez ’83 P’18, former U.S. secretary of labor.

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Hyland GS: Ellison — a progressive future for the Dems

February 8, 2017 0 comments

There has been terrifyingly little introspection by the Democratic Party in the months following the election.

U. hosts dialogue on Trump’s policies

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U. hosts dialogue on Trump’s policies

February 7, 2017 0 comments

A conservative and a liberal came together to share their perspectives of President Trump in a “startlingly civil conversation.”

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Shemano ’19: The perils of executive overreach

February 2, 2017 0 comments

It’s time to talk about the system and precedent that affords him the power to circumvent Congress and create policy unilaterally.

Brown community members join in Women’s March

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Brown community members join in Women’s March

January 29, 2017 0 comments

Members of the Brown community protested at the Women’s March on Washington and at sister rallies in cities around the world Jan. 21 and 22.

Brown Students for Hillary hosted an information session about Hillary Clinton Wednesday evening, including a presentation about her personal and political background and an open discussion about her policies. The group hopes to promote Clinton’s presidential candidacy on campus and off — an effort that will include campaigning and canvassing.

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‘Hillary 101’ reflects on Clinton’s past amid campaign launch

April 16, 2015 7 comments

Students gathered Wednesday night for an info session and discussion forum on Hillary Clinton in light of her announcement of her presidential campaign.

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Kenyon GS: Does the State of the Union really matter?

January 22, 2015 0 comments

The address does little to assure me that anything beyond the political status quo is occurring.

Students watch the State of the Union address in a screening hosted by the Brown Democrats in Wilson 102. The president’s address focused on closing income inequality gaps and continuing the economic recovery.

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Obama highlights opportunity, rising inequality in speech

January 29, 2014 0 comments

President Obama emphasized reducing income inequality and expanding opportunity in his sixth annual State of the Union address Tuesday night.

R.I. joins interstate compact to reform presidential elections

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R.I. joins interstate compact to reform presidential elections

October 3, 2013 0 comments

The group of nine states and D.C. hopes to use a popular vote system instead of electoral college.

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Shutdown could harm state economy

October 2, 2013 1 comment

U. financial aid and research grants will be unaffected in the short term, Provost said.