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Cooper: Trump’s statements on the judiciary threaten the stability of the American government

Danny Cooper, Columnist

February 6, 2017

In Federalist Paper No. 51, James Madison explained the essential idea of separation of powers in the American government system and the importance of checks and balances. Madison wrote: “If angels were to govern men, neither...

Sumra: Trump’s Muslim ban is more ‘American’ than we think

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

February 2, 2017

In a recent acceptance speech for her Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance By a Female Actor in Comedy Series, Northwestern alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus called President Trump’s recent executive order “un-American,” j...