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The Democratic and Republican National Conventions represent a new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Democrats Outshine Republicans in Unconventional Conventions

September 9, 2020

On the heels of both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, our nation’s divisions could not be more apparent.

Former President Barack Obama criticized the Democratic Party’s leftward shift. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Democratic Candidates Should Heed Obama’s Advice

December 4, 2019

If Democrats want to find the path to defeating Trump in 2020, they need to stop dwelling over the burned bridges of 2016 and start looking for the tools necessary to repair them.

Though we live in a time of extremely heightened political polarization, both parties have more in common than they think. (Courtesy of Flickr)

It’s More Than Parties, It’s Politics

October 30, 2019

The central paradox here is that while Democrats and Republicans have apparently become even stauncher in their political stances over the years, in many ways they still share vital and unsavory traits that allow them both to be categorized under the umbrella of “establishment politics.

College Republicans meets on Thursdays in Hughes hall.

College Republicans Talk 2020 Elections

October 9, 2019

The Fordham Ram sat down with members of College Republicans to discuss the 2020 election and other current issues

The College Democrats hosted their viewing party in Dealy. (Courtesy of Ram Archives)

Fordham Democrats Host 2020 Debate Watch Party

September 17, 2019

College Democrats Executive Board members thought the September debate was interesting but will not create any major changes in the race for the Democratic nomination.

Former Vice President Biden holds a moderate appeal which could allow him to defeat President Trump in 2020. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Biden Banking on the Blue Wall

May 1, 2019

If he wants to have a chance of beating Trump in 2020, Biden must stick close to his pro-worker, blue-collar bonafides.

Reverend Ruben Diaz Sr., City Counciler for District 18 in the Bronx, has come under fire for making homophobic comments. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Democrats Must Embrace Diverse Ideologies, But Ruben Must Step Down

February 20, 2019

All New Yorkers deserve a voice, except for Ruben Diaz Sr., who should step down.

Students gathered at watch parties on campus held by College Democrats and USG (Kevin Stoltenborg/The Fordham Ram).

Democrats Narrowly Take House of Representatives

November 7, 2018

In this midterm election, Democrats took over the House of Representatives while Republicans maintained control of the Senate.

#WalkAway founder, Brandon Straka aims to increase awareness, but devout Democrats should not be worried. (Courtesy of Facebook)

The #Walkaway Movement Won’t Gain Much Ground

November 7, 2018

This is called the #WalkAway movement, a group of Democrats who are switching over to the Republican Party due to an alleged shift toward socialism on the part of the Democratic Party.

Michelle Obama running for the 2020 presidential election would hurt her image a lot more than help it (Courtesy of Facebook).

Stay Popular, Michelle Obama, Don’t Run in 2020

October 3, 2018

By Ned Sheehan Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s 10-city tour to promote her upcoming memoir “Becoming” has become a sensation. Far from the subdued gatherings that one might assume make up a normal book tour, Obam...

The government shutdown that transpired this past week has resulted in a weakened position for the Democrats. (Photo Courtesy of Flickr)

Congrats Democrats, You Played Yourself

January 31, 2018

By Jack McClatchy This week, we found yet another example of how the Democratic Party is all talk when it comes to actually playing the opposition party. First, it was rolling over and confirming almost all of President T...

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