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Guantánamo Bay: 15 Years With Few Results

By Michele Pothen Published February 25, 2016

Guantánamo Bay is known infamously around the globe as the inhuman US terrorist prison one rarely leaves. President Obama once said the facility would be closed within a year of his presidency; but with his 8 year term coming to a close, many are wondering what will become of this incomplete initiative.


The Dark Side of Campaign Financing

By Michele Pothen Published November 11, 2015

With the presidential primary elections approaching and candidate blocs forming, campaign financing has proved to be a crucial component more than ever before. In coming into this election, it is important to note the terminology within campaign financing and the established differences-- primarily between PAC funding and dark money.