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When Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nominee for president, she made much of the fact that she had cracked one of the “highest and hardest” glass ceilings. As of Feb. 2015, 39 women have served…

While gender equality receives widespread support among young women, many have mixed views on feminism. Despite the push by celebrities and pop culture to make being a feminist en vogue, the term still carries some…

Is it Pence? Is it a Gingrich? Is it a real pirate or a pretend pirate? Are the stormy GOP waters calm now by the soothing presence of a not particularly well-known office-holder? How would’ve…

Every new day brings with it a new batch of swing state polls, and each of those polls has told the very same story: Donald Trump is extremely unlikely to become president of the United…

Politicians and pundits love to rail on the fact they feel Washington is broken and the system needs fixing. Entire campaigns have been built around the notion of becoming a change agent and being the…

Coming off of yet another rough week, Donald Trump still trails Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, by an average of six percentage points in national polls as of last count. Perhaps…

We may think of abortion as one of our perennial “controversial” issues, but perhaps it’s not so controversial at all. This week the Supreme Court’s Texas decision showed us even a divided bench, short a…

For the highest position in the land, and on the heels of our first African-American president, Democrats have nominated a woman with unquestionable qualifications and grit, with a decades-long track record fighting for women. Republicans…

California—the home of the next big Democratic primary–may be the Golden State, but many Democratic insiders seem worried their chances against Donald Trump are already tarnished. While the national horse race has indeed temporarily narrowed,…

Last week President Obama took modest, but politically courageous, executive actions on guns. Despite the well-established popularity of strengthening background checks, the move was panned by the Republican Speaker and most Republican Presidential candidates. But…