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Topic: 2020 election

Apple ’21: It’s Tammy Time!

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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.

Veluvali ’20: Establishment entitlement will cost the Dems the presidency

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Veluvali ’20: Establishment entitlement will cost the Dems the presidency

April 15, 2020 7 comments

On April 8, Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for the presidency. This had been coming for a while. Though Sanders started as the Democratic frontrunner, his campaign was dealt repeated blows as his moderate opponents consolidated around Joseph R. Biden, Jr., who is now the presumptive nominee.

Many Sanders supporters on campus feel that Biden has not done enough to win their vote. Discontent with Biden’s campaign has led many to hold reservations and in some cases opposition to the former Vice President’s candidacy.

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Tweet from Brown Students for Bernie highlights misgivings with Biden campaign

April 14, 2020 5 comments

“We are not endorsing Joe Biden” read a post from the Brown Students for Bernie’s Twitter account late Sunday. It came five days after Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced he was ending his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Apple ’21: Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton 2.0

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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.

Reed ’21: The Case Against Bernie Sanders, Part 2

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Reed ’21: The Case Against Bernie Sanders, Part 2

March 6, 2020 3 comments

In the first part of this two-part series, I argued that Bernie Sanders’ devotion to the cause of socialism has blinded him to the human cost of regimes that have implemented the kinds of policies he favors.

Brown students plan leave to work on campaign trail

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Brown students plan leave to work on campaign trail

March 2, 2020 1 comment

This fall, while some students will look forward to apple-picking, pumpkin spice lattes and shopping period, others will trade in their textbooks and backpacks for long workweeks spent knocking on doors and organizing communities.

Students struggle to register, request absentee ballots

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Students struggle to register, request absentee ballots

February 25, 2020 0 comments

As the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries continue, students attempting to request absentee ballots may already be too late, said Steve Pokorny, a program manager at the Swearer Center for Public Service.

Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

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Brown UCS approves new Students for Trump group

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Students for Trump at Brown, an organization supporting President Donald Trump and his policies, has become an officially recognized student group by the Undergraduate Council of Students and the Student Activities Office.

Hall ’20: Liberals need to think beyond horse race politics

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Hall ’20: Liberals need to think beyond horse race politics

January 24, 2020 0 comments

Watching liberal political commentators talk about the 2020 presidential election, one starts to wonder whether the world will even continue to exist should Democrats lose.

Sunday night, Providence community members attended a sold-out campaign event for Pete Buttigieg at Veterans Memorial Auditorium downtown. This is the first time a Democratic contender competitive in the polls has campaigned in Rhode Island since the start of the 2020 presidential race.

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In Providence, Pete Buttigieg rallies students

November 11, 2019 0 comments

Sunday night, Pete Buttigieg became the first Democratic presidential candidate competitive in national polls to visit Rhode Island since the race ramped up this year, speaking to hundreds at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in downtown Providence.