Election Watch 2010: Kentucky Senate Race

Hello fellow snowed-in Dems, Welcome back to the 2010 Election Watch with your brilliant, exquisite, and utterly incomparable board members Matt and Bridgit! Today, we look at the complex Senate race currently underway in the great state of Kentucky, home of amazing basketball, Mitch McConnell,…

SAME Kick-Off Event Recap 2/11/10

Last Thursday, February 11th, Activist Council hosted its first event to kick off the full-fledged campaign for marriage equality in New York state. From 9 A.M. to 3 P.M., students and activists gathered on Low Plaza to sign Valentine’s Day cards to Queens Senator Joe Addabbo shaming him…

Still Hurdles for Student Lending

By James Downie Five months ago, in passing the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, the House finally passed a key piece of legislation in the fight for better access to higher education, cutting a huge subsidy to the student loan industry, and redirecting…

Push The Hypocrisy

By James Downie Late last month, Obama’s well-crafted State of the Union, and his successful appearance at the House GOP’s conference in Baltimore went a long way to reversing the momentum Republicans gained from Scott Brown’s special election success and health care’s near failure. Of…

Election Watch 2010: Nevada Senate Race

Hey Columbia Dems, Before your utterly brilliant board members Bridgit and Matt start discussing the Nevada Senate race today, we would like to air one grievance we have noticed lately. Does anyone else think that it is utterly ridiculous that pundits are saying that it…