Can split result finally inspire bipartisanship?

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor With most of the results from the midterm elections declared, the Democrats have regained control of the House while the Republicans are poised to increase their Senate majority.  The verdict from the midterm elections is a stark reflection of the political split in the country. However, this can serve as a golden Read More

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People make mistakes; let’s acknowledge them

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor Damage control is an immediate reaction for people today. The immediate reaction to any situation has become minimizing backlash no matter who is at fault.  We see that from politicians, religious organizations, businesses and just about anyone who has come out on the wrong side of a news story.  While maintaining a Read More

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Opinion: McCain’s legacy is a lesson in bipartisanship

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor While answering questions at a town hall meeting in Lakeville, Minnesota, during the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican candidate John McCain was told by a supporter about the then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama: “I can’t trust Obama. I have read about him, and he is not… he is an Arab.” McCain cut her Read More

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