About: Nathaniel

Nathaniel Hunter is a student at Cornell University, studying Linguistics and English. He is the current Treasurer of and a frequent contributor to The Cornell Review, Cornell’s conservative newspaper.

When not in Ithaca, he resides in Los Angeles County.




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Drought Becomes Major Issue in #CA07 Election

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Posted by    Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 2:00pm 8/31/2014 at 2:00pm

Since late 2013, California has been experiencing one of the largest, most intense droughts in the state’s history. As of August 26, the U.S. Drought Monitor rates the drought in most of California ‘D4 – Exceptional Drought’, the highest rating on its scale. It spread from south-central California, and has since...

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California High Speed Rail: Dead or just near death?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 8:30am 6/17/2014 at 8:30am
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high speed rail connecting Northern and Southern California has long been in the works: plans were proposed by Governer Jerry Brown back in the 1980s, and the High Speed Rail Authority was founded in 1996.

Nevertheless, recent changes in the political landscape could see...

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Republican Doug Ose to face incumbent Dem Ami Bera in #CA07

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Posted by    Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 10:28am 6/12/2014 at 10:28am

Last week, Doug Ose (R) won the second spot in the blanket primary for California’s 7th Congressional District. Incumbent Ami Bera (D) took the first spot, winning 47% of the votes.

Of course, Igor Birm...

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Republicans Vie for CA-7, One of the Most Divided Districts in the Nation

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 4:30pm 5/28/2014 at 4:30pm

Three Republican Candidates face Democrat incumbent Ami Bera in the race for the CA-7 congressional seat: Doug Ose, Igor Birman, and Elizabeth Emken.

The Cook PVI ranks this district as EVEN, or perfectly divided between Republicans and Democrats, and Election Projection says the district has a weak Democrat hold.

According to the DCCC’s...

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