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2016 Presidential Election

Important updates on the 2016 Presidential elections that students & staff will need to know when casting their vote.

Thoughts On 2016 Election Outcome

December 15, 2016 7:28pm | Ben Baldasaro

Two summers ago I sat in a history class at Phillips Exeter Academy. My teacher, a political science professor at Brown, started laughing. “Donald Trump is actually running for President,” she said. She was, as any Brown professor is, very liberal. “I can’t imagine anyone […]

Deport Capitalism To Mars

November 18, 2016 8:04pm | Julia Williams

Anyone who’s been paying attention to the election results and the issues that were on the ballot knows that climate change reform just got drop-kicked out of the White House. Republican presidential nominee, Trump, did not express any concerns about climate change throughout his entire […]

A House Divided

September 23, 2016 8:08pm | Grayson Brockelbank

In a speech accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination as a United States senator, Abraham Lincoln was famously quoted as saying “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” These words are a perfect example of the political situation that we face in this country today. […]

Ted Cruz Presidential Profile

May 3, 2016 8:28pm | Noah Thomas

Ted Cruz Ted Cruz is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 Presidential Election. Ted Cruz is classified as a hardcore conservative by On the Issues, meaning that he believes that social standards should be dictated by the government, but that there should be little […]

John Kasich

January 12, 2016 10:20pm | Noah Thomas

John Kasich is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 Presidential Election. John Kasich is classified as a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative by On the Issues, meaning he believes in less government control on economic issues, but more government control on social issues such as LGBT rights […]

Jeb Bush Presidential Platform

December 10, 2015 10:16pm | Noah Thomas

Jeb Bush is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 Presidential Election. Bush is classified as a Populist-leaning Conservative by On the Issues, meaning that he believes the government should have more influence on the social lives of its people but less on the economic […]

Carly Fiorina Presidential Platform

November 20, 2015 8:48pm | Noah Thomas

Carly Fiorina is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 presidential election. Fiorina is classified as a Moderate Conservative by On the Issues. This means she is in favor of increased regulation on social issues, such as LGBT rights and abortion, but less government interference […]

Donald Trump Presidential Platform

November 20, 2015 8:33pm | Noah Thomas

Donald Trump is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 Presidential Election. Trump is classified as a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative by On the Issues, meaning he believes the government should be involved with issues such as LGBT rights and abortion, but there should be less government […]

Rand Paul Presidential Profile

October 28, 2015 7:26am | Noah Thomas

Dr. Randal Howard Paul is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 presidential election. Like Ben Carson, Rand Paul is classified as a Libertarian Conservative by On the Issues, meaning he believes in less government control on economic issues, but unlike most conservatives, Rand believes […]

Ben Carson's 2016 Presidential Platform

October 8, 2015 8:15am | Noah Thomas

Doctor Benjamin Solomon Carson is seeking the GOP nomination for the 2016 presidential election. As of October 2, Ben Carson is second in the polls behind Donald Trump with a RCP average of 16.3% approval rating. Ben Carson’s Political Compass, According to On the Issues: Ben […]