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Topic: Democrats

McGough ’23: Biden may have only one shot — so radical change has to wait

Columns, Opinions

McGough ’23: Biden may have only one shot — so radical change has to wait

January 24, 2021 1 comment

In the early months of 2009, three priorities dominated former President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda for fixing a broken America. The first, a “stunningly ambitious” stimulus package, glided through the Capitol amid the Great Recession.

Bayard ’24: In 2020, Trump grew his support among voters of color. Could that be a good thing?

Columns, Opinions

Bayard ’24: In 2020, Trump grew his support among voters of color. Could that be a good thing?

January 22, 2021 2 comments

In the ebullience, anguish and delusion that has followed President Joseph R. Biden’s win in the 2020 general election, one statistic seems inexplicable: Greater percentages of voters of color cast their ballot for former President Donald Trump in 2020 than in 2016.

Rose ’19: Sen. Warren is myopic in foreign policy

Op-eds, Opinions

Rose ’19: Sen. Warren is myopic in foreign policy

January 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has declared her candidacy for president. As the first name-brand politician to have officially launched a bid, she had an opportunity to set a thoughtful tone for the next two years of campaigning. I think she failed.

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: The Blue Wave needs an agenda

November 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

With the Democrats’ long-expected reclamation of the House of Representatives last week, President Trump and his allies certainly anticipate the beginning of a fierce Democratic backlash.

Simshauser ’20: In a deeply red state, a blueprint for Democrats

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: In a deeply red state, a blueprint for Democrats

September 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

As the state of national politics devolves into tribally structured warfare, statewide elections have become easy to map along party lines.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Dirty money has no place in the DNC

September 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Democratic National Committee took a critical step here in Providence this past June, passing a resolution that banned political contributions from the fossil fuel industry, namely oil, gas and coal companies and their associations.

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.

Metro, News

Alum makes 2020 presidential bid

April 13, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

Columns, Opinions

Simshauser ’20: Rethinking Democrats’ strategy for 2020

April 4, 2018 3 comments

Following the 2016 presidential election — as the initial shock of President Trump’s victory began to wane — liberals looked to exit polling data, attempting to diagnose the exact factors that had felled Hillary Clinton’s ostensibly sturdy “blue wall.”

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s re-election campaign had a fundraising agreement with the Providence Democratic City Committee.

Metro, News

Financial ethics complaint against Raimondo dismissed

February 27, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On Feb. 27, the Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted 5-to-1 to dismiss an ethics complaint filed by GOP Chairman Brandon Bell against Gov. Gina Raimondo, according to a report released by the Commission yesterday.

Editorials, Opinions

Anderson ’20 lifts Bears over LIU Brooklyn with career day

November 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The men’s basketball team stayed active during its holiday break, returning home to face Long Island University at Brooklyn Saturday.