The best way to get over the post-election blues is to watch something with the same amount of political intrigue, backstabbing and diplomacy as the 2020 election.
A streamlined voting process enabled a smooth Election Day for on-campus Washington University undergraduate voters, as Republicans swept Missouri’s elections and won a swing House district just west of the University.
The candidates and voters need to recognize the vast importance of unity and the even more important task of electing any Democrat over President Trump.
“With such a heated election coming up, it’s vital that Wash. U. students make their voices heard by engaging in our democracy through its most fundamental civic duty: voting.”
I’m sorry, but that’s just way too many people for how late in the game it is. We’re now about a year away from the election, and anyone who believes that the nomination is still a 12-person race is fooling themselves.
Missouri Democrats are troubled by the prospect of a primary race between Reps. Russ Carnahan and William Lacy Clay over the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Missouri’s first congressional district. Last week, U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan signed up on the first day of candidate filing to run against fellow Democrat U.S. Rep.
With the 2012 elections looming, a Washington University professor says increasing partisanship is impeding the government from finding a lasting solution to existing problems.
During the midterm elections, Republicans criticized Democrats for ignoring America and promised the electorate that they would listen to their opinions. However, Republican actions in the lame duck session on the START treaty, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and the Bush tax cuts, show that they care more about scoring political points against President Obama than what the American people think.
So here we are, a day after the election…and the Democrats have lost control of Congress. Even if they maintained a majority in the Senate, they don’t have anywhere close to the 60 votes necessary to pass anything or get anything done.
With the midterm elections less than a week away, it’s important to reflect on how the two major political parties have governed. With that in mind, it’s clear that the Democrats should continue to be in power.
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