The Republican Party is Dying Out

Approval for the Republican Party amongst the American public is at an all time low. As of last October, a mere 24% of Americans said that they viewed the GOP positively, according to a Gallup Poll. The same poll indicated that the majority of Americans, 54% to be precise, view the Republican Party negatively. These […]

What is ObamaCare?

ObamaCare, the name used by critics of President Obama’s efforts to reform health care, is a common term used to describe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. On Thursday June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s signature health care law’s individual insurance mandate in a 5-4 decision. With the 2012 Presidential […]

New Generation, Similar Struggles

Today marked the first day of my summer internship with the Georgia House Democratic Caucus; it was made particularly interesting by a tour of the Georgia Capitol building provided by my senior staff member. As Georgia’s most recent legislative session ended around March, the Capitol was unusually quiet. This gave me and the members of […]