Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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In his now-infamous aside, professional tantrum-thrower Donald Trump decided it would be appropriate to call his opponent Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” in the same debate that he declared, “Nobody has more respect for women than I do.” “Nasty women are tough, nasty women are smart and nasty women vote!” Senator Elizabeth Warren said at […]

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In the past three decades the number of prisoners in the United States has expanded at a rapid pace. Since the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s, the government has imposed harsher mandatory sentences on drug-related crimes. Today, the U.S. has the largest prison population in the world, and the second-largest prison population per capita, […]

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Common folk like us should feel proud that Shell pulled out of their multi-billion-dollar drilling endeavor in the Arctic. But honestly, who at the top of the company thought it was a good idea to go against all of the red flags that popped up en route to their goals? For a surefire three years, […]

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Things between U.S. President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress have been rough as of late, particularly when the word “Iran” is mentioned. The notorious letter to Iran drafted by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton with the support of 46 Republican Senators — allegedly intending to educate Iranian officials about the American system but more-so revealing […]

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At 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the U.S. Congress. Where was U.S. President Barack Obama? Answer: not invited. The event that took place is rather unconventional, as generally when two nations are forging diplomatic relations, the premiers of each convene as a public spectacle and to have an administrative […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton In an interview last year, President Obama expressed that he was proud of his protection of the “Dreamers”—those people who illegally immigrated to the United States as children. However, he posited that he would not be able to continue saving them and the expanding group of immigrants from deportation. […]

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By Megan Allison, Daily Free Press Staff Writer Joseph Kennedy III, grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, announced his plan to run for the fourth Congressional District Seat in his campaign video released on Thursday, possibly continuing a line of Kennedys in both state and national politics. Kennedy started at the district attorney office last September […]

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