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GOP Candidates Talk Economy in Whirlwind CNBC Debate

Kelsey Knorp National Beat Reporter Confrontation and chaos characterized last Wednesday’s Republican debate for candidates and moderators alike, as the ten highest-polling contenders competed for the...

The Third-Party Conundrum

Jason Garshfield American politics must look so boring to outsiders. With few exceptions, in every election for the past 150 years — at local, state and...

2016 Breakdown: The Candidates on Student Loan Debt

Kelsey Knorp National Beat Reporter It’s fall 2015, and political polarization has run rampant in the name of the presidential primaries, but it remains to be...

The Paycheck Fairness Act Is Essential For Pay Equity

Andrea Vallone Staff Writer Illustration by Amanda Excell, Staff Illustrator Nobody can say with a straight face that there is no income disparity between men and women...

The Paycheck Fairness Act Is A Waste Of Time And Resources

Allyson Werner Staff Writer Illustration by Amanda Excell, Staff Illustrator In a valiant effort to ensure that men and women earn equal pay for equal work, President...

Arizona Introduces New Abortion Legislation, Renews Abortion Debate

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Arizona’s Republican-led House of Representatives introduced a new piece of social legislation on Thursday, Feb. 27, that would permit surprise inspections of abortion clinics...

Ian Haney-Lopez talks Dog Whistle Politics at UCSB

Emma Boorman Staff Writer University of California, Berkeley law professor Ian Haney-Lopez gave what he called his very first PowerPoint presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 12, in University of...

Sore Losers, Serious Consequences of the Government Shutdown

Caley Seaton Staff Writer “The time has come for those legislators who cannot cope with the reality of our democracy to get out of the way,...

Government Shuts Down Due to Severe Bipartisanship

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator The United States government shut down on Monday, Sept. 30, when the Republican-controlled House and the...

Gun Control Debate Spans the Nation

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter On Monday, the Supreme Court decided not to give its opinion on the constitutionality of New York’s notoriously strict gun laws amid...