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Whether you lean to the left or to the right, the Political Polars blog covers the latest hot button issues in the race for the White House.

Should marijuana be legalized? (Crime and Revenue)

Should marijuana be legalized? (Crime and Revenue)

Daniel Giza, Staff Member October 25, 2013

The results of a poll conducted recently by Gallop showed for the first time Americans now favor legalization of marijuana by a majority of 58% compared to 39% opposing. This shows how over the last few...

Breaking down the shutdown of the U.S. government

Breaking down the shutdown of the U.S. government

Daniel Giza, Staff Member October 4, 2013

On Monday, Sept. 30 for the first time since 1996, the Federal Government of the United States has shut down. With both sides embroiled in political deadlock  over the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. ObamaCare),...

Paul Ryan pays a visit to Moon Township

Patrick Ryan, News Editor October 20, 2012

The presidential bid for office of the President of the United States made yet another stop this morning in Moon Township. En route to Belmont, Ohio, Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan got off his flight...

Presidential debate: round two recap

Patrick Ryan, News Editor October 19, 2012

This past Tuesday in the presidential debate, Obama surprised everyone, clearly earning the, “most improved,” award. If you compare Obama’s appearance last ngiht to the one two weeks ago, he was...

Presidential debate: round two preview

Patrick Ryan, News Editor October 16, 2012

Tonight will be the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama, and the challenger, Mitt Romney. The debate follows the Vice Presidential debate just a week before between Paul Ryan and...

Political Polars: Freedom of Speech or National Security?

Political Polars: Freedom of Speech or National Security?

Maria Mauti, Contributor October 15, 2012

Thousands have protested. Endless commentary, documentaries, internet video responses have been ignited. An attack on a U.S. Embassy and the death of an innocent leader--a public call for action by the...

Paul Ryan and Joe Biden set to square off in debate

Patrick Ryan, News Editor October 11, 2012

Paul Ryan, the Republican Vice Presidential candidate and Mitt Romney’s running-mate, is set to square off against the incumbent Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, Oct. 11. Depending who wins the...

First presidential debate breakdown

First presidential debate breakdown

Maria Mauti, Staff Writer October 10, 2012

According to The Rasmussen Reports Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, Mitt Romney and President Obama are both gaining support from 48 percent of voters nationwide. According to www.rasmussereports.com, “One...

2012 Election Candidates

Patrick Ryan, Assistant News Editor September 13, 2012

This November, voters everywhere throughout America will be asked to choose the next leader of the United States. The voters must decide if they want to stay with the incumbent democrat, Barack Obama,...

An analysis of the Democratic National Convention

An analysis of the Democratic National Convention

Anthony Moretti, RMU Journalism Professor September 7, 2012

Voters in America’s 50 states are now less than 60 days away from electing the next President of the United States. Over the previous three nights, Democrats at their national convention made...

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