Tag: Presidential Election

Trump Cabinet Rolls Out to Mixed Reviews

Photo courtesy of U.S. Congress, Wikipedia After a stunning electoral upset over Secretary Clinton, Donald Trump is poised to become one of the most influential leaders in the world as President-elect of the U.S. Already, President-elect Donald Trump’s actions have received a mix of positive and negative reactions from the […]

Break Down of the Electoral College Results

Photo courtesy of Donkey Hotey, Flickr President-elect Donald Trump secured the nomination after a grueling election night stretching into the early hours of Wednesday morning. The nation’s decision in his favor capped off a campaign marked by Trump’s controversial behavior and his image as a political outsider. Controversial to the last minute, […]

Election Reactions Show America’s Clear Divide

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia In the early hours of Nov. 9, it became official: Donald Trump is the next president of the United States. After winning several very important swing states, Trump secured the 270 electoral college votes he needed to defeat Hillary Clinton, bringing to an end […]

Money Issues Dissuade Candidates from Running

Photo courtesy of Flickr According to the Pew Research Center, 76 percent of Americans feel money has a greater influence on politics today than before. And 64 percent believe that the high cost of presidential campaigns discourages good candidates. Most striking is that this concern over money in politics is […]