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House hearing on the unionization of athletes

House hearing on the unionization of athletes

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 30, 2014 at 2:15 am 0 comments

A House Committee plans to conduct a hearing on May 8 regarding the possible unionization of Northwestern University’s football team. The hearing is titled “Big Labor on College Campuses: Examining the Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes,” and will be held by the Education and Workforce Committee. A regional chairperson ofRead More

New Obamacare numbers bring hope legislation

Opinions, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm 0 comments

Eight million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, which is one million more than expected. However, 5 million Americans still fall into the Obamacare “coverage gap.” These five million make too much for unexpanded Medicaid but not enough for Obamacare. Twenty-four states, Virginia included, tookRead More

Do women vote for women?

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 2:57 am 0 comments

Current evidence suggests that female candidates cannot automatically count on women’s votes. Several high-profile women from both major parties have lost races because they ultimately lost the women’s vote. In 2010, Republican Meg Whitman lost women to Democrat Jerry Brown by 17 points when she ran for governor of California.Read More

Kremlin puts pressure on Ukraine to give in

Politics, Politics and Opinions May 26, 2014 at 2:49 am 0 comments

Armed pro-Russian forces seized government buildings in eastern Ukraine in moves reminiscent of the events preceding Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Reuters reports. Kiev called this an “act of aggression by Russia.” The West accused Russia of destabilizing the region as an excuse to send in troops. White House National SecurityRead More