The Maroon

Third party candidates excluded from debate

Nick Reimann

September 24, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

DENVER (AP) — The commission that oversees presidential debates has invited only Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to the first presidential debate. It excluded two third-party candidates who had hoped the event could he...

Sandra Bland family settles lawsuit

Nick Reimann

September 23, 2016

Filed under National, Worldview

(AP)--Sandra Bland's family has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $1.9 million, according to CNN. Bland, a black woman, was found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper in 2015.The se...

With Cruz and Kasich out, Trump now considered presumptive nominee

Starlight Williams

May 5, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After Donald Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, his closest rival, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich have ended their presidential campaigns. Running on a unique platform with self-funding and controversial...

Presidential candidates are racing to the convention finish line

Nick Reimann

April 29, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

With delegate leads growing for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, many experts believe that the 2016 presidential primary contest may now be all but over. On the Republican side, Donald Trump stands with 987 delegates, far...

Cruz and Kasich team up to oppose Trump

Nicholas Morea

April 27, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich have partnered up to stop candidate Donald Trump from receiving the amount of delegates he needs to win the GOP nomination. To do this, Kasich has vowed to stop campaigning in states...

Superdelegates act as a Democratic counterweight

April 15, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

With the Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders separated by around 200 delegates, the purpose of superdelegates come into question. According to Philip Dynia, professor and chairman of political science,...

Millennials show increased participation in the 2016 presidential elections

April 8, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

Contrary to popular belief that Millennials do not vote, Cate Tringali, philosophy senior, will be at the polls this November and every other time she has the opportunity to vote. “I voted in 2012 and 2014, and I anticipate...

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