Tag: Democrats

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[Opinion] The two-party system is ruinous to the future of American politics

Did you know that the two-party system we have today has been in place since the 1850s? That’s right, the Democratic and Republican parties have been vying for the hearts of the American people for the last 170 years, and that’s a very unsettling prospect. […]

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In this screenshot from the RNC's livestream of the 2020 Republican National Convention, U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in a pre-recorded video broadcasted during the virtual convention on August 25, 2020. (Photo Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images/TNS)

[Opinion] Tokenism must be addressed in American politics

As the world becomes more accepting and welcoming of others, more and more places have begun to experience more open diversity. Recently, businesses see a greater need for diversity and are hiring people accordingly to make it possible. This is great news for minorities and […]

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The Coral Springs Postal Office is only one among many post offices that have been affected by these changes. Photo by Rayne Welser.

Concerns arise after recent changes to US Postal Service

*Indicates that the name of a source has been changed to protect their identity On June 15, Louis DeJoy took over as the 75th Postmaster General for the United States Postal Service. DeJoy immediately implemented operational changes, which have drawn criticism from postal workers and […]

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U.S. President Donald Trump gestures after his remarks about his Senate impeachment trial in the East Room at the White House in Washington on February 6, 2020. Trump said the Chiefs would visit the White House 'very soon.' (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

What was the point of Impeachment 2020?

On Feb. 5, 2020, President Donald Trump was acquitted in the Senate on both Articles of Impeachment, with the Senate failing to reach a two-thirds majority on either article.  The acquittal is a massive failure for congressional Democrats, who were seeking to oust the president […]

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On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, furloughed federal workers, contractors and union representatives gathered before marching to the White House to demand that President Trump reopen the government on Jan. 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

President Donald Trump is to blame for the government shutdown

On Dec. 22, the government stalled when Congress failed to pass a spending bill and went into what would become the longest shutdown in U.S. history. The main reason for the shutdown is that Congress refused to allocate a requested five billion dollars for President […]

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The Florida House of Representatives convenes in the Chamber in the Florida Capitol Building in Tallahassee as MSD students watch from the balcony. Photo by Kevin Trejos

Florida legislature passes gun safety proposal named in honor of MSD

In response to relentless activism and lobbying conducted by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Florida state legislature has drafted and passed a bill to put more gun and school safety laws into place. The bill, dubbed the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

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President Trump has a decision to make regarding DACA

DACA was only a temporary fix

Since President Donald Trump vowed to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a system devised by the Obama administration to protect immigrant youth from deportation, an outcry of protest has spread across the country. Most of these protests, including one organized by […]

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