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New direction for nation

–bbigelow@my.apsu.edu If elected, Mitt Romney will work to end Obamacare. According to his website, “on his first day in office” he will issue an executive order to provide waivers to each state allowing them to opt out of Obamacare, and will then work with Congress to repeal Obamacare. Romney supports ...

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Final debate covers foreign policy

–kkittell@my.apsu.edu On Monday, Oct. 22, President Obama and presidential hopeful Gov. Mitt Romney faced off in the final presidential debate before election day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. While the subject of the debate was intended to be foreign policy, the discussion was often redirected to education and strengthening the American ...

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SGA, Einstein’s host Presidental Debate Watch party

–dhunter18@my.apsu.edu The Student Government Association and Einstein Bros Bagels hosted a Presidential Debate Watch Party on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The event was held in Einstein’s for all students and faculty/staff, with free pastries and 50 cent coffee provided. “Since the voice and vote of students is important, providing opportunities for ...

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Rock the Vote encourages students to vote

» By Chris Coppedge –ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu As the presidential election draws near, APSU is reaching out to students who aren’t registered to vote in elections through the Rock the Vote campaign sponsored by  several departments on campus. “Events such as Rock the Vote are intended to stimulate interest in politics, especially ...

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Republicans, Democrats wrap up conventions

» By Danielle Hunter –dhunter18@my.apsu.edu Throughout the past two weeks, the Republicans and Democrats have been busy with their national conventions. Mitt Romney accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president, while President Barack Obama accepted the re-nomination from the Democratic Party. While both Romney and Obama graciously accepted the nomination ...

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Presidential candidates court the women’s vote

» By Philip Sparn –psparn@my.apsu.edu As the 2012 elections near, the presidential campaigns are tightening their focus on the largest and arguably most important segment of voters, women. The presidential contest has essentially become a two-person race between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and incumbent President Barack Obama. These candidates, ...

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