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Is Ted Cruz Eligible to run for President?

A major consideration within American politics is the eligibility requirements of the President, in particular, the question of the “natural born” citizenship requirement. The...

Crtitque of the Electoral College System

During the debate over the ratification of the Constitution in the late 1780s, a series of essays known as the Federalist Papers were written....

“FDR’s Folly” Book Review

Throughout the 2003 book FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression, Jim Powell argues that the policies of U.S....

Hamas: Political Heroes or International Terrorists?

In the Islamic world, there has been much debate over the relationship between Islam and politics. Some Muslims argue in favor of increased secularism,...

“The Elusive Republic” Book Review

Throughout the 1980 book The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America, Drew McCoy attempts to explore the competing economic visions in the U.S....

International Law & Russia’s Intervention in Syria

One of the major foreign policy issues facing the world over the past few years is the Syrian Civil War and the formation of...

Is Marco Rubio a Realist?

In the Foreign Affairs article “Restoring America’s Strength,” US Senator Marco Rubio puts forward his vision for U.S. foreign policy assuming that he is...

ISIS: How and Where they Came From

One major foreign policy issue facing the world over the past few years is the rise of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)....

Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”)

One of the most influential pieces of legislation in recent memory is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare.” Ever...

The Minimum Wage Debate & its Economic Future

One of the most important aspects of the debate over economic policy is the effectiveness of the Minimum Wage and the prospects for its...

Does Media Bias Exist?

Elite Media is defined as reporting of news and political events in as narrow a focus as possible, presumably to influence the political agenda...

“Why Iran Should Get the Bomb” Article Review

In his most recent Foreign Affairs article “Why Iran Should Get the Bomb,” political scientist Kenneth Waltz explores the background behind the debate over...

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OurWeek In Politics (February 17, 2021-February 24, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. Supreme Court Sets Stage For Release...

New Jersey Ratifies Legislation Legalizing Marijuana

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on February 22 making New Jersey the latest state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but...

Supreme Court denies election appeal from Pennsylvania Republicans

The US Supreme Court on February 22 brought a formal end to eight lingering disputes pursued by former President Donald Trump and...

Supreme Court Sets Stage For Release Of Trump Tax Returns

Former President Donald Trump suffered a major setback on February 22 in his long quest to conceal details of his finances as...