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Third presidential debate fails American people

Third presidential debate fails American people

By Charlie Megginson | Staff Columnist If you’re anything like the majority of America’s 18 to 24 year olds, Nov. 8 is just another day for you. According to the United States Census Bureau, just 38 percent of America’s 18- to 24-year-old voters participated in the 2012 Presidential Election. This election, even less will be […]

Local government matters on Election Day, too

Local government matters on Election Day, too

By Duke Staff  Trump and Clinton, Clinton and Trump. Those names seem to have taken over our country’s consciousness. They follow us everywhere — on TV, in the newspapers, on the lips of everyone to whom we speak. But what if we told you that their names are the least important ones you’ll be seeing […]

Clinton must take lessons from ’08 to beat Bernie

Clinton must take lessons from ’08 to beat Bernie

By Julian Routh: Editor-In-Chief    This column marks the beginning of “Capital Pundits,” a political blog featuring daily analysis and commentary on the 2016 Presidential Election by Julian Routh and the staff of The Duquesne Duke. You can read this article and more online at www.capitalpundits.com. If anyone knows how dangerous it is to underestimate […]

Staff Editorial; Inalienable rights need no redefinition

By Duke Staff   When the Supreme Court heard arguments last week on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, the nation watched with anticipation. These two laws are at the center of the United States’ marriage equality debate. Gay and lesbian rights are not a new issue; the fight […]