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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Main (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump didn’t stop the bleeding

The future remains bleak for Donald Trump. His performance at Washington University’s debate on Sunday night did nothing to steady the sinking ship of his campaign. After a tape was released of Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women last Friday, numerous Republicans including New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte and Arizona Senator John McCain publicly withdrew their support for the […]

by James Burnett· · 0 comments · Opinion
Waterville Caucus declares Presidential candidate Bernie Saunders winner

Waterville Caucus declares Presidential candidate Bernie Saunders winner

Over the weekend, the Maine President Caucus was held across the state. On Saturday, Republicans caucused and saw Senator Ted Cruz come away with a victory. The Democrats caucused on Sunday and the majority supported Senator Bernie Sanders. Cruz’s recent campaigning in the state paid off as he garnered 8,550 votes, equivalent to 45.9 percent of the vote. Of the […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 1 comment · Editor Pick Local, Local
A pragmatic defense of Bernie Sanders

A pragmatic defense of Bernie Sanders

I am a pragmatic voter. Unfortunately, as a Bernie Sanders supporter, many of my peers do not see me that way. In political debates in hallways, offices, and classrooms, I have been surprised by the absolute dismissal of Bernie, which many “informed” students on campus have communicated when either side gets on the soap-box. Their  message, while intentional or not, […]

by Wes Zebrowski· · 0 comments · Opinion
Superdelegate woes

Superdelegate woes

As the 2016 primaries continue, the progress of candidates is often being measured based on the current delegate count. But many have noticed that in the Democratic Party primaries, Secretary Clinton has more delegates than the number she has earned from primary results. This is because she has the support of the vast majority of “superdelegates,” a part of the […]

by Ethan Schuler· · 0 comments · Opinion
The Trumpocalypse: Democrats underestimating the Donald

The Trumpocalypse: Democrats underestimating the Donald

Way back in September, I wrote a long opinion piece on why I didn’t think Bernie Sanders was a viable candidate. Re-reading the article now, I still stand by most of what I said—even if I underestimated Bernie’s longevity. However, what stuck out to me more than my focus on Bernie was my lack of focus on Donald Trump. In […]

by Jake Bleich· · 0 comments · Opinion
Sanders’s foreign policy weakness: the democratic debate takeaway

Sanders’s foreign policy weakness: the democratic debate takeaway

The world has come together to mourn the loss of over 120 people in the devastating terrorist attacks in France. These attacks have reignited the discussion about radical Islam and have forced world leaders to address concerned citizens’ worries about the complicated nature of Middle East relations. In America, this discussion comes in the midst of the presidential primaries. On […]

by Jonathan Stempel· · 0 comments · Opinion