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Opinion: Demographics Will End Republicans

This opinion article does not reflect the opinion of BUnow, and reflects only the opinion of the author. After much talk of a red wave during the midterm elections, the Republican Party did not see more than a puddle. Contrarily,…

Democratic Dropouts

*Editor’s note: This post was updated at 5:39 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 to reflect Mike Bloomberg’s dropout after the initial publishing at 9:32 a.m.* Dozens of candidates flooded the 2020 presidential race to receive the Democratic bid in this…

Who will be President in 2020?

I’m still in deep denial that Donald Trump will be the President of the United States come January, so I’m thinking ahead rather than dwelling on the horrifying reality we’ve somehow ended up in. I’m assuming, and really hoping, that…

My Thoughts on the Victory of Donald Trump

If it’s not already obvious, I’m not thrilled by the results of the 2016 election. While I would not have been overly ecstatic in either scenario, I think it’s quite apparent that Donald Trump is neither qualified nor competent enough…

The History of the Democratic and Republican Parties

Over the past century, both parties have become increasingly polarized – in the videos below, Vox explains how:    

Hillary Clinton’s Platform

https://www.hillaryclinton.com/issues/ A fair tax system Making sure the wealthy, Wall Street, and corporations pay their fair share in taxes. Read more Addiction and substance use Through improved treatment, prevention, and training, we can end this quiet epidemic once and for…

Why a Contested Convention Might Happen

A contested convention—for those of you who do not know—is a situation in which no single candidate has secured a majority of overall delegates, after the first vote for a political party’s presidential candidate at its national nominating convention. Essentially,…

Politics for Dummies: The 2016 Race so Far

With everything going on in the presidential race, you may realize how truly difficult it is to follow. But, fear not! This article explains all you need to know about the current political landscape. Of the two main political parties,…