Five key debate moments that altered the course of a presidential race

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Every presidential election year in my American Political Campaigns and Elections course, I get an opportunity to spend a full lecture discussing with students some of the famous moments from historic presidential debates. I explain to students that while the presidential candidate debates are supposed to be about presenting policy alternatives to undecided voters, almost no one pays any attention...

Trump Leads in New Hampshire 2016 Primary Polls

Donald Trump leads 2016 New Hampshire polls
According to a recent CNN Poll, Donald Trump leads the GOP candidate field by a comfortable margin heading into next week’s New Hampshire primary. Donald Trump still has a healthy lead among those likely to vote in the New Hampshire GOP primary. According to the CNN poll, he leads the field with 29% of the support. The real battle is for second...

How Will Marco Rubio Fare in New Hampshire Primary?

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GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio heads into tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary—the first primary election in the nation—in a somewhat precarious position. Rubio had a solid 3rd-place finish in the Iowa caucuses last week. A strong performance in Saturday’s republican debate could have helped his cause in the New Hampshire primary. However, most experts agree that he struggled on stage over the weekend...

Hillary Clinton’s House of Cards

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Is House of Cards Based on Hillary Clinton Political Scandals? Hillary Clinton has survived the Bernie Sanders socialist uprising and has become the first female presidential nominee of a major party. Her rise to power has many wondering if she might be a character out of the Netflix hit political drama House of Cards. The scandals, investigations, and rumors of corruption...

Celebrities Promised Canada Move After Trump Wins Won’t Leave

With Donald Trump winning this election, many celebrities are fearful of a  Trump presidency and vowed to move to Canada when he wins. This proves just how inept celebrities are when it comes to politics. Instead of rational ideology, they are choosing to reject America completely and move to Canada if he is elected. They may not realize that Canada...

Berning the Fields – Hillary’s Coronation is Shunning Millennials

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Before the polls opened in California and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton's media friends made a few phone calls to superdelegates and declared her presumptive nominee. This untimely move angered millions of Bernie Sanders supporters and provided further evidence that the election was rigged in Clinton's favor. Bernie Sanders Stood Up Against the Clinton Machine On May 26, 2015, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

It’s Time for Ted Cruz to Drop Out of GOP Race

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Donald Trump Wins Indiana Primary - Time for Cruz to Quit It is time for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to suspend his campaign after his devastating loss in Indiana. Cruz exhausted every effort to win the GOP nomination and now he needs to end his campaign with dignity before he loses all respect from Republican voters. Cruz lost to New York...

The Media is Running Against Donald Trump

Trump Media Bias
A Media Feeding Frenzy Against Trump If you advocate your viewpoints candidly without demonstrating sensitivity to the feelings of others in 2016, you run the risk of violating established social norms in the United States. Billionaire real estate mogul Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for President, has discovered this hard fact of political life. Members of the media have responded...

How Twitter Bots Affected 2016 US Presidential Election

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Key to democracy is public engagement – when people discuss the issues of the day with each other openly, honestly and without outside influence. But what happens when large numbers of participants in that conversation are biased robots created by unseen groups with unknown agendas? As my research has found, that’s what has happened this election season. Since 2012, I...

Donald Trump’s Great Wall of Mexico – Made in America by Mexicans

Donald Trump wants to build The Great Wall of Mexico. Trump exploded into the GOP primary race with his bold plan to tackle illegal immigration by building a "big, beautiful wall" on America's border with Mexico. He accused Mexico of sending rapists and murderers across the border to steal American's jobs and ruin the economy.  His bold plan was bolstered by his...

Will Obama Give Hillary Clinton a Last Minute Pardon?

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Hillary Clinton's Fate Could Lie With Presidential Pardon Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified emails on her private server and FBI investigations into the Clinton Foundation may lead to a criminal indictment. A Trump administration could fulfill its campaign promise to "Lock Her Up" and satisfy the quest for justice millions of angry voters demanded. With this dark cloud of criminal conspiracy looming...

Carly Fiorina is Ted Cruz’s Running Mate

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Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz announced today that he wants to run with Carly Fiorina if he gets the GOP nomination. Cruz announced Carly as his VP pick today in Indiana as part of his effort to slow Donald Trump’s momentum. Who is Carly Fiorina? Carly Fiorina has an excellent education. She graduated from Stanford University and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of...

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