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Alex Jakubowski
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      Alex Jakubowski

      Alex Jakubowski is a junior at Northwestern University in Chicago and an active member of the Illinois Republican Party. In the past, he has served as a staffer for the congressional campaign of Joel Pollak (R-IL9) and as an intern for Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). He is currently an intern for the European Foundation for Democracy, a Brussels based think tank.

My father’s party

We lost. We lost in 2008. We lost in 2012. We can say we won in 2010, but why bother? What gains did we achieve? How did we really help everyday Americans by replacing the Democratic-controlled House with a Republican one? The answer: We didn’t. We didn’t pass a single piece of important legislation and we did nothing to improve the quality of life for the American people.