Midterm Elections

Obama and The New Senate

The Republicans’ net pickup of at least eight seats in the U.S Senate, along with their seizure of governorships in resident blue states like Massachusetts and Illinois, has sparked a mass of excited, scared and pessimistic…



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Voting for the First Time

This past election was my first time voting, and in all honesty, the experience was pretty underwhelming. I registered to vote in my home state of North Carolina just before coming to Georgetown in August. About two weeks…


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Hagan v. Tillis: A Close Battle in North Carolina

Having emerged as a contentious swing state in recent elections, North Carolina has an extraordinarily unpredictable political climate. North Carolinians voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012, but they also elected Republican Governor Pat McRory in…