President Barack Obama 's Presidency

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With President Barack Obama’s presidency coming to an end, it has come time, once again, for citizens of the United States to vote for a new president. Many might think that their vote may not count because it will not change anything, while others think that it is our duty as citizens to vote in each election. If a person feels strongly about a certain candidate, they should vote for that them, even if they think their single vote will not matter. A person’s vote does count just as much as anyone in their state. Citizens should be voting, especially during the presidency. Because it can be such a complicated and sometimes intimidating process, Americans should be doing their research on every candidate running to make the best possible choice. Because U.S. presidents do not hold as much power as many might think, the policies and plans laid out by the candidates are not the only things to consider. Voters will also be thinking about whom they relate to and whom they think will be the most responsible and professional as a leader. Because of consistent qualities and ideas such as his progressive views on women’s rights, immigration, college education reform, and minimum wage increase; Bernie Sanders is best fit to run the country in 2016 and beyond. One of the biggest issues facing the U.S. today is the lack of a living wage. The level of inequality in the United States today is obscene. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost

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