Ashley Brooks

Articles Written
Nov 7, 2012

On Obama's Win Last Night [Election 2012]

As I stood with my friends in a crowd singing our nation's anthem, I felt lucky. I am lucky because I not only got to celebrate the election in a memorable way, but I also got to vote. I had a voice in our country's election.

Nov 5, 2012

What You Should Consider on the Eve of Election 2012

If you are passionate about women’s rights and access to birth control, the most important thing you can do is vote. If you’re concerned about our country’s economic future, vote! It’s the easiest thing you can do to create change in the U.S.

Oct 17, 2012

On Last Night's Presidential Debate [Election 2012]

Finally! This is the Obama we've been waiting for. That being said, I also think Romney held his own.

Breaking Down Last Night's Presidential Debate

Recent history and expectations were proved wrong last night when these anticipated roles of each candidate were, in many ways, reversed.

Oct 4, 2012

Mitt Romney Finally Releases His Tax Returns [Election 2012]

Following Romney's comments about the dependence of 47% of Americans on the government, Harry Reid again demanded that the Republican candidate release his tax returns, stating that Romney could very well be part of the "47%" that pays no income tax.

Sep 27, 2012

Did Mitt Romney Just Kill His Chances? [Election 2012]

The video has been heavily criticized as extremely offensive, exactly the type of criticism Mitt Romney cannot afford this far into the race.

Sep 20, 2012

Sep 13, 2012

Ann Romney and Michelle Obama: It's All Politics To Me [Election 2012]

The past two weeks in the political world have been filled with Democratic/Republican National Convention speeches and last minute attempts to change the polls for the upcoming presidential election. As interesting as the speeches were, however, I could not help but think about the role women play in this election.

Sep 6, 2012

What's The Deal With Eastwood's Empty Chair? [Election 2012]

By now you’ve probably heard/laughed at/joked about Clint Eastwood’s speech to an empty chair on Thursday at the Republican National Convention (if you haven't, it's posted below!). Trust me, I was right there with you. After all, he’s just an old, rambling man, right?

Aug 30, 2012

Why You Should Watch the Republican/Democratic National Conventions [Election 2012]

With the Republican National Convention in full swing and the Democratic National Convention beginning in just a few days, Romney and Obama are presented with one final opportunity to frame themselves as the best choice for America before we vote on November 6.

Aug 23, 2012

Obama Has A Decision To Make [Election 2012]

War changes everything, and we may be about to find out exactly to what extent this statement is true. Will the possibility of an Israeli strike on Iran threaten or help Obama in November?

Aug 16, 2012

Romney/Ryan 2012: The Comeback Team? [Election 2012]

While Paul Ryan has certainly accomplished a lot in the last 15 years, he is most well known for his commitment to strengthening our economy through budget and tax cuts.