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Voter Suppression, Then and Now

“The myriad of regulations on voting disproportionately target non-whites, working class individuals, college students, convicted felons, and those experiencing homelessness. Many speculate that such tactics have underlying partisan motives…[and are questionable] as to their place in a democracy.”

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Trump's New Trade Deal: An Improved NAFTA

“Over the last year, the Trump administration has been engaged in trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico with the goal of agreeing on a replacement, and they finally reached a deal at the end of last month. If passed, the new trilateral trade deal, called the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), could have critical implications for the dairy, automobile, and pharmaceutical industries.”

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Ayanna Pressley’s Upset Win in the Massachusetts 7th

“Despite her opponent’s advantages in fundraising, experience, approval, and recognition, Pressley’s focus on her ability to understand her potential constituents’ needs through her own life experiences ultimately won over enough voters to eclipse the many odds that were stacked against her. As a result, she will run unopposed in the district’s general election and take her place as the first Black woman to represent the state of Massachusetts in the US House beginning in January of 2019.”

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