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Bernie Sanders is not going to be the Democratic presidential nominee. Whatever slim chance Sanders had to capture the nomination ended when Hillary Clinton won convincing victories in the key March 15...

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Donald Trump’s challenge to the GOP establishment now seems on course to succeed. As Republicans (and many others) consider what turning the party’s presidential nomination over to a real outsider...

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So-called “birthers” entered the political scene with Barack Obama’s candidacy in 2008, questioning Obama’s “natural born status” and, by extension, his eligibility for office. Donald Trump...

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The unexpected passing of Justice Antonin Scalia has had and will have enormous ramifications across the American polity. Prior to his passing on February 13, hardly a word was mentioned about the Supreme...

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In her iconic rendition of “Proud Mary,” Tina Turner begins with a sultry hiss: Sometimes we like to do things nice and easy. But we never like to do things completely nice and easy, because sometimes...

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The strangest and most volatile presidential race in modern history got even more unpredictable on Tuesday night. On the Republican side, Donald Trump overcame a relentless wave of establishment attacks...

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And so, Super Tuesday as well as Saturday’s caucuses and primaries are behind us. If the rest of the primary season holds to this trend, it appears the battle for the presidency will be between Donald...

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The protests over race and diversity that shook campuses across the U.S. in 2015 continue to reverberate. In January the president of Ithaca College resigned. In February Princeton University began public...

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Elections, the perennial wisdom tells us, are generally not decided by foreign policy issues. But who’s to say that 2016 will not buck the trend, as it has in so many other ways? We are potentially...

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An epic showdown is shaping up between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In most of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries and caucuses, Trump and Clinton won decisive victories, building critical momentum...