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Topic: Democratic Party

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

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

April 19, 2020 0 comments

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

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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

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

March 2, 2020 0 comments

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

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

February 5, 2020 0 comments

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.

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Democratic Party Women’s Caucus ends party affiliation

December 2, 2019 0 comments

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

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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.

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.

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Brown Dems throw watch party for presidential debate

September 13, 2019 0 comments

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

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

February 14, 2019 0 comments

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.

Simshauser ’20: For Democrats, a return to labor

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Simshauser ’20: For Democrats, a return to labor

February 13, 2019 0 comments

As the crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls grows ever larger, and candidates attempt to distinguish themselves, their decisions inevitably augur the ideologies that will be prominent during the primaries.

Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

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Simshauser ’20: A retreat from the center

November 18, 2018 1 comment

As the final provisional ballots from the 2018 midterm elections are counted, and the forecasted Democratic wave in the House becomes more precise (most likely a gain of at least 37 seats), the electoral significance can be parsed.