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Caleb Apple, a senior studying political science and economics, is a staff columnist writing about politics and elections. He has worked as the Policy Head for Tiara Mack's state senate campaign, Communications Fellow for Sima Ladjevardian’s congressional campaign and at Thirty-Ninth Street Strategies, a polling firm.

Articles by Caleb Apple (5)

Apple ’21: It’s Tammy Time!

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: It’s Tammy Time!

April 21, 2020 0 comments

With Joe Biden all but confirmed as the Democratic nominee, speculation has turned to who his running mate will be. Since Biden made his promise to choose a woman as his vice president, the usual suspects have been bandied about: Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Stacey Abrams, Kamala Harris.

Apple ’21: Trump’s Lackluster Approval Bump

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Trump’s Lackluster Approval Bump

April 14, 2020 0 comments

While many liberals have criticized Trump’s response to the coronavirus crisis — for calling it a hoax, comparing it to the flu and peddling hydroxychloroquine as a cure (although it is only in the process of being clinically tested), the list goes on — they seem even more bewildered by his approval ratings.

Apple ’21: Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton 2.0

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton 2.0

March 19, 2020 3 comments

As soon as former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s triumph on Super Tuesday became apparent, progressives at Brown and online began bemoaning the result. Once again, the Democrats were running a boring centrist who was certain to lose to current President Donald Trump.

Apple ’21: One Person, One Vote — No ID

Op-eds, Opinions

Apple ’21: One Person, One Vote — No ID

March 2, 2020 1 comment

Democrats in many states have committed to defending voter rights and increasing turnout as Republicans make efforts to disenfranchise voters. Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia, recently launched Fair Fight, an organization working to build voter protection in states across the country.

Apple ’21: Rhode Island Democrats are no true Democrats at all

Op-eds, Opinions

Apple ’21: Rhode Island Democrats are no true Democrats at all

February 11, 2020 1 comment

With Democrats in control of all three branches of the Rhode Island state government, Rhode Island appears to be a true blue state and a progressive model to the rest of America.