Can the Coal Industry Even Make a Comeback?

One of President-Elect Donald Trump’s key campaign promises is to restore the floundering coal industry, but is the industry salvageable? Since his election, Trump has been discussing the possibility of eliminating environmental regulations on the coal industry put in place…
Ivanka Trump’s Role in Donald’s White House

Throughout the 2016 election cycle and during his transition into the White House, President-Elect Donald Trump has been characterized by his temperament, often defying convention during his campaign. Balancing out his larger-than-life personality, is his daughter, Ivanka Trump. In contrast…
The New Fourth Branch: The Rise of the Hackers

Walter Lippmann, an American writer and journalist, once said, “There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.” In the United States, the newspapers and journalistic media have often been referred…
Looking to 2018: Democrats in Danger

Typically, midterm elections bring congressional reinforcements for the party that is not in the White House. 2018, however, is not showing much promise for Democrats. Coming off of a general election that underperformed expectations, the Democrats are heading towards the…
Mick Mulvaney: Budget Hawk Turned Budget Director

On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump announced his selection for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.). In reference to the selection, Trump stated, “with Mick at the head of OMB; my administration is going…
Paul Ryan’s Better Way: A Republican Blueprint

Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has been a controversial figure throughout the 2016 Election cycle. Ryan seemed hesitant to support President-elect Donald Trump, and at times the relationship between the House Speaker and GOP nominee appeared…