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Pete Buttigieg is not the Democratic Party’s savior

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

April 30, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is running for president in 2020, is a fad candidate. He’s only popular because he’s a nice-looking white guy. Oh, and he gets minority points because he’s gay. Strangely enough though, he doesn’t stand for many of the liberal policies that the Democratic Party is moving...

The shutdown is a joke gone wrong

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

January 23, 2019

I can’t believe that shut down has lasted so long. I’m not sure how much longer it’ll last, but on the day of uploading this, the shutdown will be 32 days old. That’s insane. Remember when the government was shut down last year due to DACA legislation? Just like in this case, an important...

Amy Klobuchar shouldn’t run for president

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

January 9, 2019

Saturday, Dec. 1, Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Iowa. She met with farmers to lay out her generally boring plans for a farm bill and other liberal ideas, but the fact that she visited Iowa so soon after the midterms tells us that she might have big plans ahead: running for president. The Iowa Caucuses...

Why Dean Phillips won

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

December 3, 2018

The midterm elections showed that many Republican seats turned blue across the country, and Representative-elect Dean Phillips’ victory over incumbent Erik Paulsen was one close-to-home story that exemplified the blue wave. The history behind Minnesota’s Third District seat proves how generations...

Tina Smith can’t compare to Amy Klobuchar

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

November 5, 2018

The midterm elections are taking place this November, and that includes Minnesota’s two U.S. Senate positions. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has held her seat for two consecutive terms and will likely be reelected, but the other seat is down to incumbent Democrat Tina Smith and Republican Karin Housley. Senator...

Minnesota primaries crushed the underdogs

Karen Larionova looks smug in front of an American flag.

Karen Larionova, editor

September 28, 2018

The current governor of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, is not running for re-election this November. Because an incumbent isn’t running, the Minnesota primaries on August 14 were competitive. The gubernatorial race proved that the underdogs don’t win because the electorate is more moderate. Democrats...

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