All posts tagged "Barack Obama"

  • Political science class ventures to D.C.

    President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address not only captured the attention of the nation, but also of 10 Quinnipiac University students. Political Science Professor Scott McLean took 10 students on a trip to Washington...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Why recreational marijuana usage isn’t as safe as you think

    With President Barack Obama on board to legalize marijuana in the United States, it seems most people are now in favor. Obama told a reporter from The New Yorker that he believes marijuana is, “no more dangerous...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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  • News outside the Quinnipiac Campus

    Update on The Federal Budget Republicans sought to use the need to raise the federal debt ceiling in early 2013 to force deeper spending reductions before agreeing to an extension until May. In March, Congress will face...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • WRECK: Social Media Reactions to Election

    As the results of the presidential election were announced Nov. 6,  many ran to social media sites to express their opinions, and some were very vocal. “Well that’s it. I’m moving to Canada!” one Facebook post said....

    • Posted November 14, 2012
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  • To vote or not to vote?

    As Nov. 6 inches closer, many students are contemplating whether or not to cast a vote. Although some are eager to cast a ballot in a presidential election for the first time, others are choosing not to...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • My Granite State experience

    I noticed two very telling things during my time making phone calls to residents on behalf of the campaign, and knocking on doors to gather voter data and advocate for Paul and waving signs on street corners...

    • Posted January 25, 2012
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  • Candidates debate student debt

    Ron Paul and Barack Obama have different ideas as to how to solve student debt.

    • Posted November 9, 2011
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  • Ron Paul says government intervention to blame for high tuition and debt

    Dr. Ron Paul, Congressman from Texas and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, has a plan to rein in this problem. Libertarian policies, which are the policies that Paul both practices and preaches, are difficult to explain in our...

    • Posted November 9, 2011
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  • Politicians playing with fire

    Over the summer, there was a media firestorm around the decision facing Washington to either raise the debt ceiling or default on the financial responsibilities of our country.

    • Posted August 31, 2011
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  • Osama dead

    At approximately 10:45 p.m. Sunday, President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden, the figurehead of the al-Qaida movement, was killed. After the first spring weekend at Quinnipiac, students and faculty alike reacted to the announcement in...

    • Posted May 3, 2011
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  • Obama’s campaign manager slams McMahon

    Barack Obama’s campaign manager for the 2008 presidential election came to campus last Wednesday to drum up support for Richard Blumenthal, the Democratic nominee for this year’s U.S. Senate race in Connecticut.

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Obama reaches out to students

    President Barack Obama entered homes Thursday afternoon, answering questions from young Americans, giving attention to their apprehensions and curiosities.

    • Posted October 19, 2010
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