Topic: presidential race

Students gathered at 85 Waterman Street to watch 12 Democratic presidential candidates speak about why they are best suited to lead the nation and take on President Trump in the general election next November.

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Students evaluate Democratic presidential candidates

October 16, 2019 0 comments

Dozens of University students flocked to 85 Waterman St. yesterday for the Brown College Dems’ second primary debate watch party of the year. It was the fourth Democratic presidential debate in a primary race that has been cast as a contest between the progressive and moderate wings of the 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.

Andrew Yang ’96 concentrated in economics and political science. After graduating, Yang founded his own company, Venture for America, an organization that helps entrepreneurs create jobs in cities.

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Alum makes 2020 presidential bid

April 13, 2018 0 comments

When Andrew Yang ’96 was on College Hill, his life revolved around three activities: Taekwondo, working out and playing video games.

Professors Tricia Rose and James Morone held a panel on how race has affected the 2016 election at the Watson Institute for International And Public Affairs.

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Political experts discuss race in election

September 16, 2016 2 comments

The two experts spoke on the unpredictable, yet historically consistent, role of race in the 2016 presidential election in a talk Thursday.

Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

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Taubman poll finds Trump, Clinton lead in R.I.

March 10, 2016 0 comments

The Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy released two public opinion polls Feb. 25 about the 2016 Rhode Island presidential primaries.