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President Trump

President Trump

Defying the expectations of pretty much everybody, Donald Trump emerged victorious in yesterday’s election, beating Hillary and exposing the deep dissatisfaction that many voters across the board experienced.  Earlier this morning, Trump spoke to cheering supporters...

Will the Trumps Be The Next American Dynasty?

At the the Cleveland GOP Convention back in July, it became very clear that the Trump name means more than just Donald. The candidates sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump made a speech, his daughters Ivanka and Natalie Trump made speeches, as did his wife Melania...
The Illusive Woman Shaping the Future of the GOP

The Illusive Woman Shaping the Future of the GOP

Hillary Clinton stand to be one of strongest woman in the Democratic Party—not only because of her experience and connections, but also the depths of her pockets. Detractors of the Clinton campaign point to the well-fortified cash holdings of the Clinton family as a...
Trump In Russia?

Trump In Russia?

During an interview on state-owned Russian network RT America two days ago, Donald Trump criticized US foreign policy and the American political press corps while speaking with Larry King.  RT, which airs in several countries in English and Russian, is funded by the...
Gary Johnson’s Aleppo Blunder

Gary Johnson’s Aleppo Blunder

Yesterday morning, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson found himself in hot water after an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”.  When asked what he would do about Aleppo, the major Syrian city that’s been a stronghold for opposition forces and is currently under siege...
Intra-GOP Fight?

Intra-GOP Fight?

For the past six years, the tea party has disrupted Republican politics, much to the chagrin of the Republican establishment.  Yet with the 2016 primary season over, the establishment has been going on the offensive, pushing hard against tea party-leaning candidates...
Donald Trump in Connecticut

Donald Trump in Connecticut

When the Republican Party was first formed in the 19th century, the Northeast was a solid Republican stronghold.  This has changed over the years, and the GOP hasn’t won the Northeast since 1988.  While New Hampshire and Pennsylvania are still regarded as swing...
The Changing GOP Platform

The Changing GOP Platform

The first draft of the document that will become the GOP platform last night as the Republican National Convention started up.  While it remains opposed to abortion, it’s starting to look a bit different than in previous years.  In a major shift, the platform would...
The Rise of the Third Parties?

The Rise of the Third Parties?

Since 1853, every US President has been either a Democrat or Republican, and these two parties hold undisputed dominance over modern-day American politics.  Of course, there have been third parties who have made a significant stir in previous presidential elections,...
Trump’s Latest Controversy

Trump’s Latest Controversy

With many Republicans reluctant to back Donald Trump, especially in response to his rhetoric that many consider dangerous, he has a message for them: man up and fight against stifling political correctness.  Trump’s most recent controversy comes after he criticized a...

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