Democratic Presidential Nominee, Senator Barack Obama and his running mate, Senator Joe Biden campaign in Fredricksberg, VA on Saturday, September 27, 2008.

Alternative Presidents’ Day costumes

When you walk into a Presidents’ Day costume party, you’re sure to see plenty of one thing — top hats. Sure, Abe Lincoln was a good guy, but as far as presidential costumes are concerned, he’s overplayed. And if the only other obvious costume involves painting yourself orange, it’s clear
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Things that have lasted longer than Trump’s approval rating

When Barack Obama took office, it took him 936 days to reach majority disapproval in the Gallup presidential approval polls. For Bill Clinton, it took 573 days. For George W. Bush, it took 1,205 days. President Trump, however? Eight days. After spewing out several highly controversial executive orders, including the
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Pumpkin pie without the politics

It’s Thanksgiving night and you nervously sit down at the table, surrounded by a handful of distant relatives. You already know how dinner is going to play out: appetizers topped with small chat, the main course served with a side of political jabs and dessert that will ultimately go sour
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10 things we’ll miss about the Obamas

Now that Election Day is officially over, we’re soon going to have to say goodbye to our nation’s favorite family — the Obamas. It’ll be a sad day when President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia, Sasha, Bo and Sunny pack their bags and leave the White House to live
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Election night drinking game

Today’s the day. Tonight’s the night. Everything you’ve been waiting for, working for and avoiding is all coming together on this fine day of November the 8th. We at the Clog have brought you drinking games before, but none like this.
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If Obama went to UC Berkeley

If President Barack Obama attended these humble grounds back in the late ’70s to early ’80s, the world we live in would definitely not be the same. During his time here, Obama would be heavily involved in a wide array of student clubs and organizations. Our commander in chief’s impeccable
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(D)evolving language

I can’t recall reading any acronyms in the works of Chaucer or Shakespeare. How has this rapid creation of new words become so common?
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