The Suffolk Journal

Sanders rallies devoted Democrats

Sanders supporters flocked to hear his speech regading climate change, gun control, and tax reform. Courtesy of Maggie Randall

October 7, 2015

By Maggie Randall The room was electrified. White and blue signs were waving around in the air. 20,000 people were yearning for a political revolution and 20,000 voices were all shouting one name: Bernie Sanders. Sanders began in a raspy voice, “My request of you tonight is not to just help me...

GOP presidential hopeful Cruz faces insurmountable odds for candidacy

Senator Ted Cruz.
By Flickr user Gage Skidmore

April 1, 2015

By Ian Kea Texas Senator Ted Cruz on March 23 announced before a crowd at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia his intention to seek the Republican nomination for president. The Canadian-born U.S. legislator is the first major candidate to officially enter the presidential arena on both sides of the ai...

Rand Paul making the leap to 2016 GOP frontrunner

Rand Paul
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

March 25, 2015

By Ian Kea Looking to reclaim the presidency after two terms of Democratic control, Republicans will have a considerable pool of candidates to choose from in 2016. One group is related to former presidents, and others have years of experience as leaders in the GOP. But currently, the only clear-cut...

Romney’s the wrong choice for 2016

Alexa Gagosz

January 27, 2015

Politico magazine may call Romney the “Foreign Policy Prophet,” but the only future I predict for him is another failed presidential campaign. The former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee is attempting yet another bid to become the leader of the free world. With the p...

Jeb Bush’s potential problem with his potential run

Alexa Gagosz

January 7, 2015

Jeb Bush has bigger issues than being part of the “Bush” family tree, if you can think of such a thing. Yes, the “average American” is sick of the same family legacy tirelessly running for a political office, and certainly doesn’t want a third Bush member up on the hill as president. Unfortunatel...

Jeb Bush announces plan to explore 2016 bid

Alexa Gagosz

December 16, 2014

Jeb Bush has weighed in and the Republican party has a potential first candidate for the 2016 election. According to USA Today, Bush made a surprise announcement Tuesday, saying he is going to “actively explore” a 2016 bid. This move was foreseen by the Miami Herald, who reported information fro...

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