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Election Results 2012

President Barack Obama waves to supporters at his election-night headquarters as he celebrates his re-election on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dalton Valette, Opinions Editor

November 7, 2012

President/ Vice President- Barack Obama/ Joe Biden (D) Runner-up- Mitt Romney/ Paul Ryan (R) Electoral Votes- 303 for Obama, 206 for Romney (Florida results not in) Percentage- 50.3% Obama, 48.1% Romney   U.S. House of Representative District 2- Jared Polis (D) Runner-up- Kevin...

Colorado Goes Green: Passing of Amendment 64 Raises Questions, Concerns

Fish and Game wardens search for illegal marijuana farms in the Sierra Foothills, October 16, 2012. Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 on November 6th, making recreational marijuana legal in the state.

David Andrews, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2012

While many eyes were glued to T.V. screens following the presidential election, an important side story was developing with the passing of Amendment 64. Amendment 64 is contentious among voters due to the myriad of issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana. Amendment 64 would effectively end...

Election Process Suffers Hiccups in Many States

Election worker Richard Coit makes sure all ballots are removed from envelopes by looking through the hole in the middle of the envelopes at the Whatcom County Auditor's office on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, in Bellingham, Washington.

Arika Rooney, Business Manager

November 6, 2012

Everyone across America relies on our political system to cast our votes correctly in able to make our voice matter. A vote discarded or incorrectly counted could have a large impact across the nation and could leave citizens questioning our election process. Across the country instances like this have...

Electoral Escapade

President Barack Obama, right, and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, debated at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012. Bob Schieffer is the moderator.

Malachi Dray, Contributor

November 6, 2012

When Americans go to the polls on Tuesday the 6th, they will not be democratically electing their head of state, but rather partaking in the hack, outdated scam known as the Electoral College. The majority of voters will not choose their president for the next four years; in fact the majority of voters...

Fact-Checking The Truths and Lies of Foreign Policy

Republican presidential candidat Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands at the end of the last debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012.

Will Petersen, Co-Sports Editor

November 6, 2012

On Monday, October 22nd, Republican candidate Mitt Romney and our current Democratic president, Barack Obama, met in Boca Raton, Florida for the third and final Presidential Debate, the main theme being Foreign Policy. Countries such as Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Russia and even remarks about Osama...

Romney and Obama Discuss Leadership, Middle East, and Other Issues in Final Debate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney listens as President Barack Obama makes a point during the final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, October 22, 2012. Bob Schieffer was the moderator.

October 22, 2012

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney met for one final presidential debate on Monday, October 22nd, at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. This debate was perhaps most crucial of the three, as a poll done by  NBC News and the Wall Street Journal last week showed the popular vote was t...

Presidential Debate #3: What to Watch For

President Barack Obama, right, and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shake hands at the start of their second presidential debate on October 16th. The candidates meet for a third and final debate on Monday, October 22nd at 7 pm MST at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida

Charlie Light, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2012

Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama will meet for one final debate on Monday, October 22nd beginning at 7 pm Mountain Standard Time. This debate should prove critical in the election, which will take place in just 16 days. Mitt Romney has closed the gap in the polls over the last couple of...

A Debate Worthy of an Elementary School

A Debate Worthy of an Elementary School

Stephanie Oke, Contributor

October 7, 2012

The debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on October 3rd revealed the pathetic “abilities” of our prospective presidents. It was like a pair of underachieving 5 th graders told to write a debate within 20 minutes in class who later learn that their two sentence speech was supposed...

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