Mobilizing Millennials, Educating to Elect
Americans will vote for the 45th President of the United States in approximately 340 days on Nov. 8, 2016. In about 310 days most states will close voter registration. For many college students, Election 2016 will be the first federal election in which they’re eligible to vote.
Organizations like iCitizen and Rock The Vote are reaching out to young voters to get them registered, educated and at the polls as the 2016 election season begins. The two organizations argued that civic engagement ...
A Look at Election 2016
The 2016 general election is fast approaching, though some might wish it would get here faster since we have been hearing from the candidates and potential candidates for a year now. To think Canadians were tired after 11 weeks! But this election is important, for good reasons.
Let me say beforehand that not all of the problems Americans face can be laid at the feet of the president, or any president for that matter. Culture has shifted to a degree I haven’t seen since my very young days ...
Clinton, Sanders Lead Race as Democrats Enter 1st Debate Oct. 13
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are the leading candidates in the polls for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The two front-runners will be joined in the first Democratic presidential debate Oct. 13 by fellow candidates Lincoln Chaffee, Martin O’Malley and Jim Webb.
According to the Associated Press, Clinton and Sanders will most likely focus on the differences in their respective stances on issues, such as gun control and college affordability, in the Oct. 13 debate. ...
Carson Advocates Savings Accounts as Obamacare Replacement
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said during a Sept. 22 rally at Cedarville University that he is a “vociferous” opponent of the Affordable Care Act, a comment that comes as no surprise to many conservatives. Carson gained popularity as a conservative leader after a speech he gave at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, which Carson said wasn’t received well by the White House.
Carson said he opposes the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, because it ...
Carson Emphasizes Success for Next Generations During Visit to CU
Cedarville University was the site of a presidential rally Sept. 22, a first for the 128-year-old school. Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson visited the university with his wife Candy, addressing a crowd of nearly 3,100 individuals about his plans to help the next generation succeed.
"I particularly love being in institutions of higher learning because it's such an important part of who we are as a nation," Carson said.
He said millennials and future generations are inheritin...
Ben Carson Talks Student Loans, Passion, Political Correctness
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stopped in Cedarville, Ohio, Sept. 22 to share his views on student loans, healthcare, abortion and religious freedom while advocating against political correctness. The Carson campaign rally was held in Cedarville University's Jeremiah Chapel.
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Community shows strong support for Carson hours before rally
Ben Carson supporters have come from nearly an hour away to gather at Cedarville University for a rally with the presidential candidate 2 p.m. Sept. 22.
Roger DeMerritt of Huber Heights, Ohio, showed his support for the retired neurosurgeon, donning a "Please God! Dr. Ben Carson" shirt and arriving to the rally site three hours before it's start.
"I had this made right after he said he was going to run," DeMerritt said.
"Everything he says makes good sense."
DeMerritt waited in ...
Carson Campaign to Hold Rally at CU
Editor's note: Though Cedars will bring you in-depth coverage of the Carson Rally, we do not endorse any presidential candidate. Post your pictures and thoughts about the rally on social media using #CarsonatCU.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson will host a campaign rally at Cedarville University 2 p.m. Sept. 22. in the university's Dixon Ministry Center. Being the site of a political rally is perhaps a first for the university, which has stated it does not endorse any preside...
GOP Candidates Prepare to Trump Donald in 2nd Debate
Donald Trump was the candidate everyone talked about after the first Republican presidential debate of 2015, according to an Aug. 18 article from CNN. CNN said Trump had already made quite the impression with his strong opinions and his candid way of stating them, but after the Aug. 6 debate, his approval ratings went up among the public and the Republican party.
The Washington Post said the candidates who thought Trump would be the cause of his own demise became worried he may actually ...