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Lincoln Chafee Drops Out of Presidential Race

Former Governor Lincoln Chafee’s presidential run ended as oddly as it began. While Chafee started his campaign by calling for a conversion to the metric system, he withdrew from the race by making a plea for peace. However, he did so by making reference to the ancient Greek play, Lysistrata. […]

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15.8 Million Tune into CNN Democratic Debate

Tuesday’s Democratic debate on CNN surpassed ratings expectations as Nielsen announced that 15.8 million Americans tuned in to watch the five presidential candidates. Many analysts had been expecting roughly 10 million viewers. This is the highest-rated Democratic debate, breaking the previous record of 10.69 million on ABC in January of […]

CNN Announces Debate Details

CNN has announced that five Democratic candidates have qualified for the first debate on October 13. Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb, and Lincoln Chafee have all been invited to the debate. Lawrence Lessig, who recently announced his campaign finance-focused run, was not invited. Lessig has not been […]


Lawrence Lessig Reaches Goal, Will Run for President

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig announced on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos that he will run for the Presidency. The campaign finance reform activist had a self-imposed goal of one million dollars. He said that if he didn’t reach the goal, he would not run for the Presidency. Lessig’s main, […]