In one of his several landmark decisions that gave shape to American jurisprudence, Chief Justice John Marshall famously wrote in McCulloch v. Maryland, “This government is … Continue Reading Gross Overreach: A Brief Look Into Federal Power and Civil Liberty
(Credit- AP/Bill Barrow/Getty/Shutterstock/Salon) Democrats have yet to get their first big win in the Trump era. A few nights ago they lost the special elections in both South Carolina … Continue Reading Should Democrats Be Worried?
On May 9, 2017, President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, suddenly terminating the top official leading the investigation into Trumps ties with Russia. The development came as a … Continue Reading The Firing Of FBI Director Comey Draws Bi-Partisan Criticism
On May 5, 2017, House Republicans voted to gut the Affordable Care Act 217-213 with 193 Democrats and 20 Republicans voting against the bill. The vote will go down in … Continue Reading The Day Republicans Took Your Healthcare Away
It has been 100-days of embarrassing legislative losses, and Trump knows it. There were concerns among many Americans about Donald Trump’s ability to adequately run the most powerful country in … Continue Reading Trump Administration: The First 100 Days
Increasing Women’s Leadership Roles is a Top Priority By Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator for New Jersey I was heartened to read a letter on Midnight Minds from two of … Continue Reading Increasing Women’s Leadership Roles: A Top Priority
Dear Senator Menendez, As students at Rutgers-Camden, we are working to raise awareness about women’s underrepresentation in politics, and we hope that you will join us in our campaign. Throughout … Continue Reading A Letter To Senator Menendez: Women Have Positive Impact on Government
Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump vehemently promised to “stop the flow of illegal drugs into the country,” consistently blaming ‘illegals’ or “bad hombre’s” that cross the border for bringing drugs … Continue Reading Trump Administration: The New War On Drugs
This past Wednesday (March 15, 2017), the Hawaii District Court issued a nationwide temporary restraining order halting the implementation of President Trump’s new immigration ban. In the few short hours … Continue Reading Immigration Ban 2.0 and the Courts.
The ninth circuit court of appeal decision to deny the federal government’s emergency request to lift the temporary travel ban restraining order was a huge victory for many Americans this … Continue Reading Undocumented Immigrants: Why Don’t They Just Get In Line?
Historically, Inaugural speeches seek to lay a foundation of what ails our country, provide a clear vision for the direction of the country while inspiring the American people for … Continue Reading An Inaugural Look Back: Barack Obama Speech Analysis