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Former Gov. Mitt Romney to visit campus Wednesday
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Former Gov. Mitt Romney to visit campus Wednesday

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will visit the University of Miami on Wednesday at the BankUnited Center (BUC) to host a grassroots rally for supporters. He will be joined by Senator Marco Rubio, former Gov. Jeb Bush and Congressman Connie Mack. According to the main event’s website, the event will take place at 2 p.m….

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Time to sift through the lies

Less than two weeks from Election Day, it is frustrating for voters to sift through the lies spewing from candidates as they appeal to voters by blatantly lying and changing their platforms. Yet, as responsible citizens of the U.S., it is our civic duty to cast a properly educated vote. Lies were present in abundance…

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Re-elect Democrats to continue progress

Election Day is Nov. 6. On that day, I urge you to re-elect President Barack Obama for his strong record of job creation and support of education. I hope that you will also re-elect Sen. Bill Nelson for his strong record of supporting the middle class. I encourage you to vote to retain our Florida…

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Obama seemingly widens divide with Israel

It is no secret that Israel is the strongest and most loyal partner to the U.S. in the Middle East region. Unfortunately, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton refuse to see Israel as anything more than an annoyance on the Middle Eastern stage. In an effort to bring peace to the Middle…

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Candidates should focus on climate change

It’s October. The polar ice caps are at the lowest levels that have ever been recorded and the sea ice has not only lost about half of its volume since 2000, but also about 72 percent of its density. According to Peter Wadhams of the Polar Ocean Physics Group, this constitutes “an imminent and unavoidable…

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Debates cannot determine America’s fate

Many people discount the value of presidential debates, claiming they don’t have a legitimate impact on voters. But just a week after the first debate, former Gov. Mitt Romney is leading in the polls. Before the debate, he barely had a chance. A CNN “Poll of Polls” that averaged three national surveys of likely voters…

Obama advocates energy efficiency, independence during UM visit
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Obama advocates energy efficiency, independence during UM visit

Throwing up the “U, United States President Barack Obama took the stage at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center Fieldhouse. Obama’s visit to the Coral Gables campus was targeted at motivating the country to support the development of American-made energy in an effort to decrease dependence on foreign oil. Several…

Clinton, Obama make visits to campus
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Clinton, Obama make visits to campus

Monday marked the 212th President’s Day – and just this week, some students at the University of Miami will have seen two presidents in their own backyard. “It’s a civic lesson every time a president comes to campus,” UM President Donna E. Shalala said. On Monday, former President Bill Clinton paid a visit to Shalala’s…

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