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Topic: Joe Biden

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 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 […]

Shanmugam ’23: Why the Sanders campaign fell short, and what it says about elections in America

Columns, Opinions

Shanmugam ’23: Why the Sanders campaign fell short, and what it says about elections in America

April 16, 2020 1 comment

On Feb. 21, Bernie Sanders tweeted a defiant message to political power brokers: “I’ve got news for the Republican establishment. I’ve got news for the Democratic establishment. They can’t stop us.” 

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

Op-eds, Opinions

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.

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.

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

Columns, Opinions

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.”

Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

Metro, News, University News

Quarter of undergrads support Warren in Democratic race

October 18, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has emerged as the most popular Democratic presidential candidate among University undergraduates, with 24.2 percent indicating that they would vote for her if the 2020 primary were held today, according to The Herald’s fall 2019 poll.

Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

News, University News

Biden discusses ‘breakdown’ of political system, presidential run

December 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University members about promises — his promise to his late son Beau Biden, who passed away in 2015, and the promises of progress inherent within the American identity.