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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to his supporters after Primary day at his election night watch party at the Executive Court Banquet facility on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Does Donald Trump represent us?

By Michael D'Antonio
The career of Donald Trump has long reflected the excesses of the Baby Boom generation and now America has to decide if it can tolerate his extreme views, writes Michael D'Antonio.
BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 08:  Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-VT) speaks while flanked by African-American religious and civic leaders after a meeting at the Freddie Gray Youth Empowerment Center, December 8, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Earlier in the day Sanders toured the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood where Freddie Gray lived and was arrested.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Can Sanders woo black voters?

By Errol Louis, CNN Political Commentator
Clinton, Sanders vie to confront an uncertainty: What will African-American voters do when the first black president leaves the White House?
Former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks at the "Not One More" Event at Urban Zen on February 10, 2015 in New York City.

Who wants Bloomberg for President?

By Jay Parini
Aren't we tired of billionaires who think that just because they have a lot more money in their pockets than we do they deserve to run for President?
US Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush greets supporters during a Town Hall meeting in Concord, New Hampshire, on February 5, 2016.  (Photo: AFP / JEWEL SAMAD)

Why New Hampshire still vets presidents

By Dean Spiliotes
There has been much hand-wringing in New Hampshire this presidential primary season over the fate of retail politics -- the face-to-face interaction between candidates and voters long cherished here as the embodiment of American participatory democracy. Indeed, political observers are increasingly worried the traditional link between electoral success and time spent on the ground here campaigning appears to be breaking down.
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Beyonce (R) performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Matt Cowan/Getty Images)

Beyonce: Right voice, right time

By Roxanne Jones
Unapologetically black, that is the attitude that Beyonce -- and to a large degree Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton -- brought to Super Bowl 50. And as a lifelong NFL fan who's attended more than 15 Super Bowls, Bey and her perfectly timed, bold, Black Panther-inspired halftime tribute was a beautiful thing to behold. It was everything.
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