Jess Lahitou

Jess Lahitou

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Jess is a literature lover, former teacher, new(ish) mother, and politics junkie. Currently in Miami, this Colorado native is embracing the culture shock. Art Basel? Wynwood? Ropa Vieja? Yes, please.

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Recap: Trump Trumps Tuesday — Again. Time To Turn Off The TV

Hello, Americans. Another Wednesday morning, another nightmare day after Tuesday voting. What happened last night? Donald Trump won three out of four states.

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Sick and tired.

The CNBC Republican Debate: Surprisingly Like The Escaped Blimp

While watching the third Republican debate last night on CNBC, I thought to myself: Self, you’re going to have to write a straight review of this thing. The candidates are too wonky tonight to be caricatured, and even Donald Trump has reigned himself in significantly. The debate was billed as “Your Money, Your Vote,” and the questions hewed pretty close to the economy. Read: not many social-issues gaffe bait.

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New Hampshire Elects Sanders And Trump: To Rejoice Or Weep?

Rejoicing or weeping will depend on who you are, but let’s look at what happened either way.

Democrats:

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Mental Health Of The Underprivileged Is More Vulnerable After A Natural Disaster

For the mental health of underprivileged victims of natural disaster, navigating the aftermath can be as much a struggle as surviving the original disaster.

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WAY better than true love.

Is Monogamy Over? What This Means For The 21st Century Woman

The most recent issue of Time features a cover with twenty-one shadowed question marks scattered under the headline: “Is Monogamy Over?”

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Hillary Clinton has been... less than forthcoming on her health. (Image Credit: Flickr / Gage Skidmore)

About Hillary Clinton's Health: I Stand Corrected

If Hillary Clinton has major medical concerns, now is the time to tell the American public.

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Are You A Political Rookie? Top Five Reasons 2016 Is The Year To Suit Up

Yes, it may still be 2015, but due to political and societal realities, presidential elections start early — like, stupidly early. Here’s the rundown on what to look for in your future POTUS.

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" out of that mouth comes the same caveman rhetoric that Berlusconi peddled years ago."

History Repeats: Donald Trump And Berlusconi's War On Feminism

Trump’s stratospheric rise in public polls has got me thinking about the possibility of him actually being elected and what that would mean for American women. And I can’t help but be reminded of the similarities between Trump and the former Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi.

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Can't we all just agree that bullying kids is a no-go? (Image Credit: YouTube/Celebrities TV)

On Not Cyberbullying Barron Trump, Some Partisan Reactions Are Sadly Predictable

This last Friday happened to be the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

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Image: Wikipedia/Glenn Francis.

Why Spouses Shouldn't Be Off-Limits In Politics

When Americans pick a president, they are looking for someone who is right for the moment. A person who speaks for the time, who is equipped to react and respond accordingly.

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