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The old lion is dead

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows…

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GOP Debate: The Losers

While Cruz and Rubio owned the night, several other candidates did little but sow doubts about their future viability. However, Trump and Carson are in a category of their own. The Underperformers Kasich: Ohio Governor John Kasich started out forcefully, criticizing other candidates’ tax plans for relying on dubious assumptions, hammering Trump’s position on immigration, and attacking Carson’s tax plan. That attack was one of his first strategic mistakes. Regardless of his positions, Republicans would be wise to tread carefully around Dr. Carson….

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GOP Debate: The Winners

The GOP came into Boulder looking for direction due to Trump’s slump, Bush’s underwhelming candidacy, and Carson’s sudden rise to the top of the polls. All these elements have muddled the race over the past few weeks. The CNBC Republican debate provided the party with much-needed direction and set a new tone for the race. As for the actual debate, National Review provided the best and most concise summary with its headline “A Big Night for the GOP’s Cuban-American Duo”, as there were two…

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College Republicans Endorse Student Candidates

As the candidates for the UVa’s upcoming student body elections gear up for their campaigning, at least one student organization has determined which candidates they are endorsing: the College Republicans at the University of Virginia (CRs). As an officially-sanctioned “endorsing organization” by the University Board of Elections (UBE), College Republicans are given the “opportunity to voice their approval for candidates in a public manner” in exchange for adhering to certain standards that “ensure equal opportunity for all candidates,” according to the UBE….

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CRs and UDems Come Together

Last Saturday, the College Republicans and University Democrats came together for a service project at a local park. Although this is not the first time that the CRs and UDems have found common ground, this is the first event within recent memory whose primary purpose is non-political. The two groups cleaned up the park and trimmed some tree branches during their rare coming together. Collaboration between the UDems and CRs, however, is not unprecedented. Just last week, after a visit from a group…

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Why Cuccinelli is the Right Choice for Virginia Students

After a long, peaceful summer, it is fall again in Virginia. For the College Republicans and University Democrats, this can only mean that the time has come to mobilize the political machinery and rally the troops for the next batch of candidates. Virginia has the blessing–or curse–of having an election every year, and this year’s gubernatorial election may be the most important race in the country. The choice should be clear: there is only one candidate for governor whose policies will improve…

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Delegate Rob Bell Discusses Governor’s Race and Campaign Strategy with College Republicans at UVa

Tuesday night, Delegate Rob Bell met with the College Republicans at UVa and discussed a broad array of topics ranging from reasons to enter into political life to ways conservatives on Grounds can have a bigger impact despite limited resources.

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UVa Students Plant Flags in honor of 9/11 Victims

On the 12th anniversary of 9/11, dozens of students from the University of Virginia planted American flags on the south end of the Lawn in order to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.

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U.Va. Reduces Health Benefits, Cites Obamacare as Reason

The University of Virginia placed the blame on the Obama Administration’s signature health care policy on Wednesday, stating in a report that due to “rising medical costs”, spouses of U.Va. employees could face removal from the University’s insurance coverage.

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