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The DNC & RNC: An Unorthodox Campaign Season

The DNC & RNC: An Unorthodox Campaign Season

Alex Yau, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2020

Cruz trumps Trump; Dems tie in Iowa

Andrew Taranto, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016

Thousands of Iowans caucused in the first nominating contests of the 2016 presidential election Monday night. Lines to enter caucus sites throughout the state were long, and many there reported exceptional turnouts. According to NBC New...

Paul Ryan’s commitment to bipartisanship

Cooper Miqueli, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 4, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 29, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) was elected as the 54th  Speaker of the House. Nominated by the House the day before, he was elected by a majority vote of the House of Representatives. Originally, many conservatives were not in favor of R...

Republicans take control of Senate

Anabelle Madho, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

In this year’s election for Congressional candidates, the Republican Party won full control of the Senate with just seven new seats.   The Democratic Party was left in the minority. The Republicans attained seats formerly h...

2014 midterm elections

Matthew Maneri, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2014

Most of the discussion concerning this week’s midterm elections has not been about pressing issues facing the nation today, but rather on the possibility of a Republican-controlled Congress. With 33 Senate spots available...

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