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Topic: Democratic Party

Apple ’21: The Dems are still the party of the working class. They should champion its diversity.

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: The Dems are still the party of the working class. They should champion its diversity.

March 2, 2021 2 comments

In recent years, we have witnessed a political realignment, with ancestral Democrats in rural areas voting Republican, while traditionally Republican suburbanites vote Democrat.

Apple ’21: Lessons from the Senate

Columns, Opinions

Apple ’21: Lessons from the Senate

November 10, 2020 0 comments

2020 was supposed to be a banner year for Democrats. Not only were they predicted to defeat Trump, but they were favored to take the Senate and hold the House. For the first time since 2009, Democrats could have had a trifecta in the federal government.

Letter: Biden should compromise with progressives. And he already has.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Biden should compromise with progressives. And he already has.

April 19, 2020 Comments are Disabled

To the Editor:  I agree with Arvind Veluvali ’20 that if moderate Democrats “are willing to make compromises to the right, they should be willing to do so to the left.” Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, must make compromises with the progressive wing of the party. If […]

Brown students react to Super Tuesday results

Metro, News

Brown students react to Super Tuesday results

March 5, 2020 1 comment

Voters in 14 states — from California to Maine — cast their ballots for their choice Democratic candidate March 3, when more than one third of all delegates for the Democratic National Convention were up for grabs on Super Tuesday.

Brody-Heine ’22.5: The wise vote is the moderate vote

Columns, Opinions

Brody-Heine ’22.5: The wise vote is the moderate vote

March 2, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Since the presidential election of 2016, protests have erupted across the nation. Americans have united in disparate camps for polarized causes, marching in the streets to stand up for what they believe in.

Walsh ’23: Democrats, appeal to America’s founding principles

Columns, Opinions

Walsh ’23: Democrats, appeal to America’s founding principles

February 5, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Listen to a presidential candidate speak, tune into a debate on the House floor on C-SPAN or visit your representative’s “About” page on their website, and you’ll notice frequent appeals to true “American values.”

The offshoot of the R.I. Democratic Party Women’s Caucus was established a week before the bylaws were passed.

Metro, News

Democratic Party Women’s Caucus ends party affiliation

December 2, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island Democratic Party Women’s Caucus announced the establishment of a separate allied offshoot unaffiliated with the party called “the Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus” at a press release Nov. 19.

Fernandez ’21: Democratic politicians must do more to acknowledge Puerto Rico’s right to self-determination

Columns, Opinions

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.

The Brown Democrats hosted a watch party for the third Democratic Presidential Debate last night in the Salomon Center. Of the 20 candidates in the race, the top 10 in national polls participated in the debate.

News, University News

Brown Dems throw watch party for presidential debate

September 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

When moderators introduced Andrew Yang ’96 during the third Democratic Presidential Debate last night, Salomon Center erupted into raucous cheers.

Miller ’19: Dem. primary candidates: Focus on the general election

Columns, Opinions

Miller ’19: Dem. primary candidates: Focus on the general election

February 14, 2019 Comments are Disabled

At least nine “prominent” Democratic candidates have announced the formation of a committee to explore a run in the primaries for the 2020 Presidential election.