Midterms: a new direction

switch — The Republican Party took control of both chambers of Congress Nov. 4. Google Images

Americans signal desire for change as Republicans take control of Senate The skies above the Empire State Building lit up Nov. 4 as election results were gradually revealed. The top of the Empire State Building, an iconic and historic landmark in New York City, lit up red when the Congressional …

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What if Republicans win?

Decision — Virginia Senate candidates Ed Gillespie and Mark Warner debate. Google Images

By Lee Sutherland Should the GOP take control of Congress, they should prioritize policies Fifty. That is the number of states Nate Silver, an American statistician famous for his analysis of baseball and elections, predicted correctly in the 2012 United States Presidential election. In the 2008 presidential election, Silver predicted …

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ROBERT HURT – 5th DISTRICT

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Republican Party Robert Hurt, a Republican, is the incumbent U.S Representative of Virginia’s 5th congressional District in the House of Representatives. Hurt, 45, is seeking a third term after first being elected in 2011. Hurt was raised in Chatham, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1991 …

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Republican party behind the times

GOP — Republicans should take notes from the Democratic Party on marketing and advertisement campaigns.  Google Images

If the GOP has any hopes of political revival in 2016, it must seek to actively engage millenials’ interests Phrases like “edgy,” “ahead of the curve,” “cutting-edge” and “hip” are not what we think when we see an advertisement, article or statement endorsing the Republican Party. It seems as if …

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Republicans looking for leader

Since President Barack Obama’s presidential term began, it is safe to say that Republicans have been, for lack of a better term, leaderless. Though united in their stance against Obama’s policies, Republicans themselves have been divided in their views of progress. Many in the party are now looking for a …

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