What We’re Reading: 3rd Week

It was a big week for us here at UC Dems (shoutout to all who came to our Democratic Debate last night!), but we still got some reading in. Here’s the news that caught our interest this week:

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Style not Substance: A Response to Governor Haley’s Response

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Governor Haley began her response magnanimously, recognizing the importance of President Obama’s election to the country and alluding to the troubled pasts of South Carolina and the union as a whole. Although Haley extended a gracious hand to the other side of the aisle in the opening moments of her speech, she soon harshly condemned the perceived difference between Obama’s rhetoric and his record. Haley claimed Obama has been ineffectual in dealing with both the economy and terrorism and expressed her desire for a “new direction” for America.

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What We’re Reading: Third Week

We’re all abuzz with speculation over what might be the impact of the Democrats’ first primary debate. Here are some articles exploring how things are setting up for 2016 on both the right and left:

What We’re Reading: Second Week

Here’s what we read during Second Week in the Second City:

Democratic Primary Debate Schedule

Hopefully, if nothing else, you found Thursday’s Republican debate, shall we say, entertaining.  There’s a couple trends in opinion on who won or lost, but for the most part it seems we’ll just have to wait and see to find out what it all means.

It’s not long till the next Republican debate (September 16 on CNN), but it won’t be until October 13 (also on CNN) that we can watch the Democrats.

Here’s the Democratic debate schedule:

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