Trump's First Week

Donald Trump has been president for almost a week now. And it's been a busy week. On Saturday , the new president signed his first executive order which signaled the start to dismantling to Obamacare . Monday morning Trump announced the US would be pulling out of TPP . On Tuesday , Trump...
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President-Elect Trump

The election ended this week when Donald Trump was elected to the highest office in the land. Hillary Clinton received slightly more of the national vote, but Trump won outright in Electoral votes. There have been radically different reactions from the public from nationwide protests of "...
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The Final Days of Election 2016

As the final days of the 2016 presidential election approach and people head to the polls, will any of the October (or November) surprises change their vote? With FBI Director Comey's decision to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails at a time when it won't be finished by...
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Third Debate & Election Integrity

The third presidential debate, which is widely considered to have been the most substantial discussion of policy, occurred in Las Vegas last night. The most talked about moment didn't come when Hillary was asked about the DNC coordinated effort to incite violence at Trump rallies . It...
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VP Debate Performance

The first and only vice presidential debate of the 2016 election took place Tuesday night between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine. While there were the usual differences in coverage, there was some agreement. Everyone seemed to agree that Democrat Tim Kaine put some people off with his frequent...
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Deplorables?

At a fundraiser Friday night, Hillary Clinton said, "You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables'… Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.” Several days later, this...
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A Study in Contrasts: Presidential Race Polling Coverage

Contradictory media coverage is never more apparent than in an election year, and the biases on each side of the news spectrum get stronger the closer we get to November. This is a season when even the “hard numbers” of polling statistics are described in strikingly different ways, as we...
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Is alt-right all right?

A few days ago, on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton gave a speech describing the alt-right as an "emerging racist ideology” and linking it to Donald Trump's campaign. This is after Stephen Bannon, chairman of Breitbart News Network, was brought in to run the Trump campaign. Bannon has...
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