The Observer

Fighting Words with Some More Words

June 2, 2011

Facing Reality in the Clinton vs. Obama Word War By Saira Anees Staff Writer Published: April 3, 2008 Barack Obama is certainly one presidential candidate that will be very difficult to forget.  He seems to have everything going for him, from having a very charming, attractive and approachable appeal to ...

Fear Tactics, Shmear Tactics

June 2, 2011

One Politician’s Unfair Play on Fear and Racism By HELEN LEE Contributing Writer Published: April 3, 2008 For someone professing to be running primarily on experience, Hillary Clinton and her campaign seem to be forced to rely heavily on the base fears of the American people. Especially recently, question...

Can a Woman Be President?

June 1, 2011

Political Science Professor Discusses Challenges Clinton Faces By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FCLC—American women were given the right to vote in 1920. It took decades for America to finally answer the question of whether women should be allowed to vote. Nearly a century later, America finds its...

College Students See Hero in Obama

June 1, 2011

By Laura Shin News Co-Editor Published: January 31, 2008 FCLC—Thousands assembled at American University on Jan. 28 as the family of the late President John F. Kennedy announced their endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for President. But it wasn’t simply the family’s political background that brought the Kennedys ...

Leave Hillary Alone!

May 30, 2011

Bad Fashion Sense and Terrible Hairstyles Don’t Have Anything to do With Running a Country Saira Anees Contributing Writer Published: November 15, 2007 So, I know that Hillary Clinton may not be the most perfect person in the world, but I think whenever Americans see Mrs. Clinton, we forget the important question...

South Carolina’s “Favorite Son” Eyes the Oval Office

May 29, 2011

By Catherine Wernquest Contributing Writer Published: November 8, 2007 Stephen Colbert returned to the “Daily Show” on Oct. 16, towed in behind a bicycle pedaled by a man in an Uncle Sam Costume, to announce that, “I, Stephen Colbert, am officially announcing that I will officially consider whether or n...

Romney Campaign Pays Students to Fundraise

May 29, 2011

By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come up with a new plan to mobilize college students in the current campaign: pay them. In an effort to reach out to college students, the Romney campaign has creat...

New York, 9/11 and the Battle for the White House

May 29, 2011

By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: October 25, 2007 NEW YORK—As the race for presidential nominations heats up, it seems that both parties favor candidates from New York. Both Democratic senator Hillary Clinton and Republican former mayor Rudy Giuliani share a history dealing with the terrorist attacks of S...