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A collection of pins are seen on a cart during a campaign rally for Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Santa Cruz, California, U.S., May 31, 2016.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

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Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

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Understanding Campaign Finance Law

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Campaign finance has been a major point of discussion among the three remaining presidential candidates. How much do students know about the history of campaign finance law? Continue reading

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Understanding Campaign Finance Law

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by Amanda Wilcox Campaign finance has been a major point of contention during the 2016 election season. Most notably, Sen. Bernie Sanders has criticized Secretary…read more

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Anaheim, California, U.S., May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSFXOQ

Clinton defends email use while Trump brushes off protests

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On the campaign trail this week, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and now-official Republican nominee Donald Trump traded accusations. Continue reading

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Democrats and Republicans struggle with generational divide, unity

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As voters head to the polls in Oregon and Kentucky today, the Democratic and Republican parties continue to struggle with difficult realities.
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