Today, extended families all across our great nation will travel long distances to sit down at their dinner tables and enjoy a bountiful meal with one another. Many will reflect on the past year, recognizing the things that have taken place in their lives for which they are grateful. Since so many of us are thankful for the CRs family that we have found on campus, we decided to ask the GW College Republicans Publications Committee what they're thankful for this year. Please enjoy their responses and have a wonderful and blessed holiday! Hunter Ihrman Director of Publications Year: Sophomore Major: Political Communications Hometown: Holland, MI Favorite Thanksgiving Food: Mashed Potatoes At G
With 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 Senate seats up for grabs this election, not to mention 36 governorships and thousands of state legislative seats, there’s a lot of information and polling data to keep track of. This comprehensive guide to Election Night 2018 is meant to help you know which races to keep your eye on as results start pouring in on November 6th. I have broken down the night in chronological order, using the times at which all polling places in each state are scheduled to be closed. All polling numbers cited are from FiveThirtyEight’s Lite Forecast, a weighted aggregate of all major polling data. Simply click on the state or district name for each race and
Bomb threats, shootings, heated rhetoric, and aggressive confrontations. In the political news cycle, these rare and shocking events are becoming more prevalent. In the last month, over a dozen packages containing explosives were sent to well-known political figures, including the Obamas, Clintons, and Joe Biden. Earlier, President Trump and top Pentagon officials were sent letters containing the lethal substance ricin. Luckily, no one was injured in these attempted attacks, but the lack of injury should not take our attention away from the horrific nature of these actions, no matter the party affiliation of the targets. While physical attacks against political figures are not new occurrence
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