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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...

President Obama nominates a Supreme Court Judge

Nicholas Morea

March 16, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Scalia's death. Garland, chief judge of the United State Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia, said being nominated was...

Clinton and Trump win in Louisiana primaries

Nick Reimann

March 6, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, State, Worldview

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both cruised to victory in the Louisiana primary. On the Democratic side, Clinton claimed victory winning 71 percent of the vote and carrying 63 of the state’s 64 parishes. Tr...

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