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    Kasich Can: New Hampshire and the Future of His Campaign

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    Community Politics: Missouri’s Chance to Show Me Change

    Written by Robert Davis In the weeks following the MU protests, major media outlets—Fox News specifically—have used personalities and guests alike to condemn the Concerned Students 1950 movement as “intolerant”, “infantile”, and “anti-American”. They cite the student’s […]

  • Interested in Joining VPR?

    Interested in Joining VPR?

    Applications for Spring 2016 are now open! If you are interested in joining the Editorial Board of the Vanderbilt Political Review, the premier nonpartisan political journal, please submit a piece pertaining to international, domestic, or state affairs, […]

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by / on February 11, 2016 at 4:50 pm / in Domestic Politics

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People around the country eagerly looked to New Hampshire this past Tuesday to watch the first-in-the-nation primary; as they did, they found themselves asking, “Who’s Kasich?” John Kasich is the governor of Ohio with an impressive resume […]

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by / on February 10, 2016 at 8:03 am / in Domestic Politics

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Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright, two great matriarchs for any woman who considers herself a politico or an activist, have come out to claim that women need to vote for Hillary Clinton. Former Secretary of State Albright […]

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by / on February 3, 2016 at 9:23 am / in Domestic Politics

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For Donald Trump, the Iowa caucus was an unwelcome loss to his fellow Republican contender for the party nomination, Ted Cruz. Still, the Iowa caucus results are less than stellar in terms of having predictive power over […]

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by / on January 31, 2016 at 6:44 pm / in Uncategorized

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To run for presidency or not to run for presidency? That is the question business magnate and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg has been contemplating for several election cycles. This past week, the press […]

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by / on January 31, 2016 at 1:29 pm / in Uncategorized

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by / on January 31, 2016 at 12:54 pm / in Domestic Politics

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by / on January 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm / in Uncategorized

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by / on January 17, 2016 at 10:26 pm / in Domestic Politics

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As a case that could have grand consequences for the Puerto Rican government and its citizens, Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle appears at face value to be a standard case. The facts of the case involve two […]

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by / on January 12, 2016 at 6:54 pm / in Uncategorized

Community Politics: Missouri’s Chance to Show Me Change

Written by Robert Davis In the weeks following the MU protests, major media outlets—Fox News specifically—have used personalities and guests alike to condemn the Concerned Students 1950 movement as “intolerant”, “infantile”, and “anti-American”. They cite the student’s […]

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by / on January 11, 2016 at 2:18 pm / in Uncategorized

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