Blue Wave Sweeps Colorado

In a massive political shift, the Democratic Party took control of the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, thus ending the one-party rule in Washington. In this pivotal election, Colorado also shifted blue, […]

Bomb Scare for Democrats

After a week of mail bombs being sent to prominent Democrats and other critics of President Trump, the suspect has been caught. According to law enforcement officials, Cesar Sayoc Jr. of Aventura, Fla., was taken […]

Implications of Our Increasingly Polarized Nation

Professor Edsall of Columbia University opened his discussion on a rather somber note when he asked: “Do I have good news for America?” He followed with a blunt and definite “no.” He then unpacked his […]

CC Takes the Democratic County Assembly

At 7 a.m. last Saturday, a group of Colorado College students wearing political paraphernalia gathered outside of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. They were there to participate in a part of the democratic process […]

The Unnecessarily Partisan Politics of Medicaid

On Jan. 11, the Trump administration announced it would begin allowing states to force Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive the program’s benefits. Since then, 10 states have applied for the federal waivers […]

The problem with Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is the liberal version of Ron Paul. As the longest-serving Independent in U.S. Congressional history and the only person in Congress who self-identifies as a socialist, Bernie Sanders is perfect for those who […]

The Republicans are ‘Ready for Hillary’ too

The Republican field is shaping up to be diverse and competitive, a welcome change from the circus of flubs, gaffes, and wing-nut lunacy that was the 2012 nomination contest. But while the Republican race will […]