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|Florida's Lt. Gov. Resigns; Who Will Replace Her?
Now that Florida's Lieutenant Governor, Jennifer Carroll, has resigned , it's time to examine how this new development will affect the 2014 gubernatorial election. Carroll, who is of Trinidadian ...
|Why Hillary Clinton Should Run for President
The 2012 election is behind us. America has reelected President Obama to a second term, and the time has come for us to take a look at the next four years of America’s political life, and where ...
|I Had the Time of My Life
I listened to Obama's victory speech on NPR last night. I had just gotten home from a huge victory party at the home of one of the most dedicated campaign volunteers I'd ever met, and almost ...
|For the Olympics, a Story of Hope
I have never been a sports fan. When people ask me what my favorite sport is, I jokingly say politics. In reality, though, my favorite sport is something most Americans know little or nothing about--...
|My Trip to Tallahassee, Part 1
I recently had the opportunity to visit Tallahassee, Florida, and learn about the political process firsthand. The trip lasted 8 days and took place primarily at Florida State University. The program,
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