Jess Lahitou

Jess Lahitou

Bio

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.

Jess Lahitou Articles

Political truth might be stranger than fiction this year.

One Crazy Way The Election Could Go

McMullin winning Utah's six electoral votes could deny both Clinton and Trump from getting to the necessary 270 electoral votes required to become president. And that opens up a world of odd-ball scenarios for who the next president might be.

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Remain calm, everybody. Delgates got this.

Why Nominating A Primary Candidate Is NOT A Democratic Process

Watching recent cable news talking heads chat about the prospect of Trump/Cruz/Clinton/Sanders being “denied” the Republican/Democratic nomination, you would think that entertainment media is run by 5th graders. (Although... That WOULD explain a lot.)

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Recap: Super Tuesday Was Not So Super

Good morning, America. Guess what happened yesterday? Donald Trump won six states in the primary, which puts him on the strongest path to the Republican nomination yet.

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A (Mostly Baseless) Theory About Political Polls This Year

It's finally Friday, which means it's time to have a little fun.

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Buckle up for a wild primary ride.

Winners And Losers: What You Need To Know About The Iowa Caucus

Last night was the first chance American voters had to hand tangible results to 2016 presidential candidates.

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Love Or Hate Trump, One Thing's For Sure: With Trump TV, We All Got Played

Just in case you thought Trump would go away after the election (provided Secretary Clinton wins), allow me to help you prepare for what might be h

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With or without your viewing, this is happening. (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)

The Case For Watching Trump's Inauguration

Because it looms a mere three days away, the subject of President-elect’s inauguration is a media fascination. Will there be protests?

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This lady wants you to go to college for free.

What The POTUS Candidates Are Doing For Millennials

Last week, I wrote about why Millennials face serious financial hurdles to independence. Today, I’m looking for 2016 POTUS candidates to throw us an economic-policy bone.

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Odd are much higher for romantic success if we put FOMO aside.

Does Hookup Culture Make Anyone Happy?

To her own admitted surprise, Fessler discovered that meaningless, detached hookups were emphatically not bringing any kind of bliss to college women.

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 Alanis Morissette. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

We've Got Your '90s Music For The Autumn Lover Here!

Millennials know the '90s were the best decade for music in our lifetime (arguably, best decade EVER). But it’s easy to forget just how many un-freakin-believably kick-butt-love tunes were packed into that 10 years. Let’s rehash the '90s for the autumn lover.

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