North Carolina Election Process Challenged
By February 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

North Carolina Election Process Challenged

North Carolina Primaries are scheduled for March 15 but may not proceed as scheduled because of two challenges to its election process: the boundaries of congressional districts and the voter ID requirement. Elections were delayed in North Carolina in 1998 and in 2002 because of redistricting lawsuits. In 2013, three voters filed suit to invalidate […]

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More Power to the Trump Brand
By February 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

More Power to the Trump Brand

                  Billionaire Donald Trump, with an impressive victory in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, accelerated his momentum toward becoming the next President of the United States.  Thus, one might rightly ask: “How much will be added to the prestige and earning power of the Trump Brand if Trump’s bid to be the 45th President […]

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Hillary “O’ Clinton” —Luck of the Irish?
By February 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Hillary “O’ Clinton” —Luck of the Irish?

                                                 After an incredibly close race, Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was declared winner in the Iowa caucuses: she beat out her top rival Bernie Sanders by the razor-thin margin of 49.9% of delegates to 49.6% (0.3 percent!).  The closeness of the contest caused some raised eyebrows, primarily because of the fact that a coin […]

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Presidential Candidates and Their Slogans
By February 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Presidential Candidates and Their Slogans

                                              Presidential slogans have played key roles in past presidential campaigns, and some have left an indelible mark on history.  The 1840 slogan of William Henry Harrison, Tippecanoe and Tyler too, is one such slogan.  This slogan took on force because in 1811 Harrison had lead a contingency of some 1000 men in a successful […]

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Dirty Tricks, Temper Tantrums, Upsets, and Drop-outs: The Presidential Nomination Battle Goes On
By February 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Dirty Tricks, Temper Tantrums, Upsets, and Drop-outs: The Presidential Nomination Battle Goes On

  The Iowa caucuses brought out telling aspects of the candidates’ personalities and caused four of them to suspend their campaigns. Billionaire Donald Trump, who was the Iowa front-runner in the Republican race by most polls, ended the caucus-evening in second place to Ted Cruz, who amassed 28% of the vote to Trumps’ 24%.  A […]

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