Ben Shaffer
Shaffer: A closed vote is a step back

As a former member of the Ward 1 Democratic Committee and 2009 Endorsement Vote Board Member, I was disappointed to read of the recent decision […]

Ward 1 Democratic Committee Endorsement Vote Board: Before the next election

As we reflect on the meaning of this historic week in our nation’s history, we may look forward to another swearing-in ceremony, one year from […]

Students have power to shape Congress in fall 2008

With all the energy and coverage surrounding the primaries in early January, it’s easy to forget the eventual importance of other states in shaping our […]

Tax reform represents Democratic principles

Democrats in Washington aren’t the only ones trying to reclaim the spotlight after six years in the ideological wilderness. Democrats in Hartford have put forward […]

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This near to the vote on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito LAW ’75, the judge’s judicial history requires attention. While Alito is […]