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Presidential Election

Make America Great Again? I Think You Mean Worse.

Jaylen Bledsoe | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Jaylen Bledsoe

We don't need more Trumps, it would be nice, but really...we don't. We need more of me. You know, an entrepreneur. Or not even just an entrepreneur, how about an economy full of young entrepreneurs? But, let's take it up another level, how about an economy full of teen entrepreneurs?

What Presidential Candidates Should Stand for on Tech and the Economy

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has offered a series of concrete recommendations in an open strategy memo and suggested campaign speech that we invite all candidates to borrow from freely.

Trump Announces

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


3 Ways Hillary Clinton Can Use Social Media to Continue to Win Over Millennials

Kofi Frimpong | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Kofi Frimpong

Hillary Clinton's willingness to engage her potential voters on these platforms is admirable but is she bold enough to take it a step further?

Five Key Facts about Jeb Bush

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

One of Bush's greatest challenges will be distancing himself from his unpopular brother. Whether or not Bush can accomplish this, despite the fact that he undoubtedly loves and respects his family, will unfold over the next few months.

Why Jeb Bush Will Likely Be the Republican Nominee in 2016

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Adelman

As Former Governor Jeb Bush formally announced his candidacy on Monday for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, many American pundits have recently downgraded the chances he could become the Republican nominee for the Presidency.

Hillary Clinton Speaks

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Clinton has been a polarizing figure throughout her career. In her Roosevelt Island speech, she portrayed herself as a fighter. But, ultimately, Clinton will have to be more publicly accountable for some of the legitimate questions that have been raised around her candidacy because they are not going away.

Lincoln Chaffee for President of the United States

Sheldon Filger | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

The political dissent Chaffee displayed in the U.S. Senate was not only courageous, it showed a level of sophistication and understanding of international events that is sadly lacking among the current crop of presidential contenders.

Questions for the Presidential Candidates

Preeti Vissa | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics
Preeti Vissa

In an era in which the hypothetical "typical voter" in many states is likely to be a person of color, the candidates and the media need to do better. At the risk of beating my head against the proverbial wall, here are some questions I'd like the candidates to answer and the media to pursue.

Never Underestimate Bernie

Judy Frankel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Will voters choose a president based on gender? Or on the issues?

Who Isn't Running for President?

Mike Smith | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith

Who Isn't Running for President?

Will Americans Vote for a Democratic Socialist?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

Will Americans actually support a democratic socialist in the Democratic Presidential primaries? Sanders himself has conceded that the odds are heavily against him. Even if Clinton emerges as the Democratic nominee, a good showing by Sanders could strengthen the democratic socialist current in American life.

What Will Matter to Me in the Coming Presidential Election

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
The University of Central Florida Forum

A few weeks ago I made an early morning trek to a college campus two hours from where I live. I was scheduled to facilitate a discussion about academic leadership with colleagues around the state.

Paige Lavender

Rick Perry Announces He's Running For President In 2016, Because Why The Hell Not | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on his website Thursday that he is running for president a second time, joining an already crowded Republican f...

Julia Craven

Lindsey Graham Has Entered The 2016 Presidential Race, Because Why Not | Julia Craven | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

In April, there was only a 91 percent chance that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) would run for president of the United States. Now, he's 100 percent rea...

Arthur Delaney

Bernie Sanders Ran For Office While On Unemployment | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bernie Sanders has already raised millions of dollars for his 2016 presidential campaign. In 1974, he ran for office on unemployment ben...

Jeb Bush Lacks Key Presidential Quality

Cody Cain | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics
Cody Cain

One of the most critical qualities of any president is judgment. Therefore, every candidate seeking this high office must clearly possess sound judgment. This includes the ability to perceive facts correctly and assess situations accurately. This quality is absolutely essential.

Hillary Clinton Is Taking Democrats Backward on Climate Change

Will Reynolds | Posted 05.28.2015 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

Clinton will probably have an easy time getting endorsements from beltway green groups hoping to gain influence. But as Pat Quinn learned in Illinois, and Mark Udall learned in Colorado, promoting regulated fracking is a tough sell to environmental voters no matter what endorsements a candidate can brag about.

Chuck Norris Wants You: The Unlikely Endorsement

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

On Tuesday May 5th, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, announced his intent to run for President. This made him the sixth contender joining Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina in the competition for the Republican nomination.

Rick Santorum: A Presidential Candidate's Journey From Zero to Hero and Then Back to Zero

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Matt Teitelbaum

It remains to be seen if Rick Santorum can make lightning strike twice. A repeat victory in Iowa would definitely cement him as a credible candidate through the early primary elections.

How to Run for President in 2052

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.21.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Listen up, American newborns. I realize your middle ears are still teeming with fluid and you're only capable of responding to high-pitched voices, but in just 35 short years, you'll be eligible to run for our nation's highest office.

"Wait, Mom, Are Those Police or Isis?"...

Elizabeth Lazar | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth Lazar

...asked my 9 year-old last month. Otherwise absorbed in a rousing Fifa 15 match, he looked up from the iPad when the news upstaged Isco's corner kick.

7 Reasons Warren Buffett Should Run for President

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money

If one business leader is more presidential than several of the candidates currently running for president in 2016, it is Warren Buffett. The financial guru, philanthropist and billionaire is more than just the most successful investor of the 20th century. He embodies the traits and leadership skills that make a great president.

Jeb Bush and His Blame Game

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
J Nelson Aviance

George W. Bush continues to be fodder for ridicule and scathing critiques all over the world. Whether he can distance himself from his brother or not, Jeb Bush is obviously cut from the same cloth.

Lindsey Graham Teases Presidential Campaign

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Monday he would make an official announcement about his 2016 plans on June 1, hinting heavily he's likely to enter t...