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New Obama executive order on presidential transition shows he really will leave office

Obama, elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012 to a second term, is now a lame duck, with less than 8 months left to go. 1,350 more words


Republicans just put Hillary Clinton in the White House

If history has given us any indication of how the 2016 election will go, it will probably look a little like this:

  • Polls show Clinton leading Trump by a comfortable margin, with a few outliers.
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Four Horses of the Apocalypse 2016 US Presidential Election Sim

A few people have asked me what would happen if Bernie Sanders ran as an independent or on a joint Green Party ticket with Jill Stein, or if the Republican establishment ran their own candidate against Donald Trump. 1,268 more words


Politics 2.0: An Analysis of Obama’s Winning Campaign

Barack Obama, The First Social Media President

First seen in FDR’s radio campaign in 1933 and then again with JFK’s television campaign in 1960, Obama’s social media campaign in 2008 and 2012 has revolutionized politics for the future. 981 more words

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America's #1 Bimbo ...

Michele Bachman, on why she believes God caused terrorist attacks in Brussels this week in order to humiliate President Obama: “Maybe our president’s humiliation comes in a manner so devastating it makes one wonder whether the Creator of humankind isn’t reminding this world of the inferiority of foolishness in the face of wisdom.” 978 more words

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Practical Magic

There’s something anticlimactic about early voting.  It’s like shopping on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving; sure, you’re getting the job done, but the air of excitement just isn’t there.   526 more words


Seniors Reminisce: The 2012 Election & Michelle Obama Rally

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses a crowd of 1,800 at the Kenyon Athletic Center on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. (Samuel Colt for The Thrill)

Senior year is trying to say the least. 386 more words