Articles by: Jenna Selden

Voters Stay Home?: How a smaller primary turnout would have benefited Democrats

Voters Stay Home?: How a smaller primary turnout would have benefited Democrats

By October 14, 2014

Food For Thought:

A lower turnout in the Massachusetts Gubernatorial Primary might have actually put the Democratic Party one step closer to having a Democrat in the corner… Read More ›

Opposing Views: Is Obamacare good for our country?

Opposing Views: Is Obamacare good for our country?

By and April 24, 2014

Domestic Policy, Opposing Views:

Click on any point or refutation to see the other writer’s response; you can click on the writer’s response to see the refutation to that… Read More ›

Presidential Power Rankings: Candidates vie for pole (and poll) position

Presidential Power Rankings: Candidates vie for pole (and poll) position

By April 23, 2014

Domestic Policy:

1) Hillary Clinton’s popularity among Democrats is unprecedented- her name recognition is colossal, and her fundraising prowess equally enormous. After fighting hard during the primary… Read More ›

The Nuclear Option: How filibuster reform reflects partisan obstruction in the Senate

The Nuclear Option: How filibuster reform reflects partisan obstruction in the Senate

By January 23, 2014

Politics:

On November 21, 2013, Senate Democrats voted 52-48 to eliminate the use of the filibuster for almost all nominations put forth by the President—the so-called… Read More ›

Instant-runoff voting: An intriguing yet undesirable voting system

Instant-runoff voting: An intriguing yet undesirable voting system

By October 18, 2013

Politics:

Instant-runoff voting is an alternative voting system that selects a candidate from a ballot containing more than two candidates. In instant runoff voting, the ballot… Read More ›