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Jon Huntsman: The Romney Alternative

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Jon Huntsman: A Republican Alternative to Mitt Romney? While Mitt Romney looks something like a frontrunner, raising a ton of cash and polling decidedly ahead the rest of the field, the race for the Republican Party nomination is anything but a foregone conclusion. There will be a strong Romney alternative. And just who that will [...]

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NY’s Same Sex Marriage Bill in Limbo: All Eyes on the Senate

Same-Sex Marriage
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NY’s Same-Sex Marriage Bill–Will it Pass? There’s a large rainbow flag flying outside city hall in Albany this week. The flag is being displayed to support the Capital District’s Gay Pride Week, which just so happens to come at a pivotal time for the debate over same-sex marriage in New York. With less than three [...]

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NY-26th Election Follows Trend (Op-Ed)

Kathy Hochul, Democrat, NY-26
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NY-26th Election, Op-Ed Politicos and pundits across the nation were shocked when Democrat Kathy Hochul upset Republican Jane Corwim in a special election in the New York’s heavily conservative 26th Congressional district on May 24. She becomes only the second Democrat to represent the district since 1953. Candidate Obama, who won over 62% of the [...]

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Where Have all the Republicans Gone? A Look at the GOP Field in 2012

Mitt Romney
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A Look at the GOP Field in 2012 Barbour, Trump, Huckabee, Daniels: out. Romney, Pawlenty, Hunstman waiting in the wings. So who’s actually in this race? When Donald Trump so humbly decided not to declare his candidacy for president (well, after asserting that if he did run he would probably win), it seemed as if [...]

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Op Ed: Afghan Apathy–A Plea to Support Our Troops by Bringing Them Home

American Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
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Bringing Home the Troops from Afghanistan Imagine the feeling of being a soldier finally setting foot on American soil after a brutal tour of duty in Vietnam. The sun in the sky shining brightly off of his recently acquired medals, arranged just so on his crisp dress uniform. Imagine being met at the gate by [...]

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Mission Accomplished: Osama’s Death is the Last Gasp of the War on Terror

Osama bin Laden
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Mission Accomplished: the Death of Osama bin Laden Osama bin Laden is dead. “Justice has been done,” said President Obama, his eyes glistening ever so slightly. Osama bin Laden was killed by a small group of US troops in Abbottabad, Pakistan, President Obama announced in a succinct speech on May 1st. After nearly a decade [...]

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The 2012 Elections: It’s All About the Hair

Our Next President?
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2012 Elections: It’s All About the Hair During a recent TV appearance, Donald Trump vigorously and with malice aforethought, bashed Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney stating that he has a bigger net worth and is more successful than him…he also rubbed it in by claiming to have an extensive baseball card collection and every issue [...]

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Standardized Unrest: What Education Cuts Mean to You

Standardized Unrest: What Education Cuts Mean to You
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Education Cuts & How They Affect You It is no secret that the state of New York is in a bit of a financial bind, and that education has not been exempted from facing its fair share of budgetary cuts. In fact, next year, schools will be faced with a 1.5 billion dollar cut in [...]

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The Fight for Clean Water: Agribiz vs. Environmentalists

Runoff of Soil and Fertilizer
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Agribiz vs. Environmentalists & the Fight for Clean Water It costs money to implement conservation and water quality measures for agricultural land, something state governments don’t seem to have these days. Iowa is no exception. With the latest political fighting in Iowa’s state legislature and deepening budget cuts, Iowans increasingly have the sense that they [...]

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Standardized Unrest: The State of Education in New York

Standardized Unrest: The State of Education in New York
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The State of Education in New York I am a recent graduate of Sage Graduate School, with a Master’s in the Art of Teaching English, which should explain why I am doing my best to make a living as a writer. There once was a day, around seven years ago when I began college, that [...]

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