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Stefanowski eyes gubernatorial seat

Stefanowski eyes gubernatorial seat

Justin Dinis, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Politics

On November 6, 2018, the Connecticut gubernatorial election will take place to elect the next Governor and Lieutenant Governor, along with Connecticut’s Class I U.S. Senate seat. The 2018 gubernatorial race candidates for governor are 2006 Democratic Senate nominee and businessman Ned Lamont, Republi...

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces a bitter battle before vote

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces a bitter battle before vote

Jasmine Braziel, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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Brett Kavanaugh, a United States attorney and judge for the United States Court of Appeals, was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the newest seat of the Supreme Court of The United States. According to Vox his nomination was “virtually secured”, until allegations of sexual assault aa...

Plaid Shirt Guy removed from a Trump Rally

Plaid Shirt Guy removed from a Trump Rally

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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On September 6th in Billings, Montana, high school senior Tyler Linfesty was seen being removed from his seat behind President Trump at a MAGA rally.    The teen was positioned just behind the president and, throughout the speech, could be seen raising his eyebrows, grimacing, and shaking his head- a...

Stacey Abrams makes history as first black female to secure gubernatorial nomination

Stacey Abrams makes history as first black female to secure gubernatorial nomination

Christian Nanadoum, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


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Stacey Abrams is now the first black female of any major party to secure a gubernatorial nomination in the United States, winning the Democratic primary in Georgia last week over opponent, Stacey Evans. If elected this fall, Abrams will be the first black female governor in American history, and only ...

Jackson withdraws his name from Secretary of VA nomination

Jackson withdraws his name from Secretary of VA nomination

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Politics

After a political firestorm stemming from reports of a 2015 scandal and having his confirmation hearing--originally scheduled for Wednesday the 25th--indefinitely postponed, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, has withdrawn as President Trump's nominee for Secretary of  Veterans Affairs’. Previously, the president’s selection was ...

Australia’s Turnbull and President Trump discuss gun control

Australia’s Turnbull and President Trump discuss gun control

Victor Cardoso, Editor

March 21, 2018


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On Friday, February 23, 2018, Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Prime Minister, visited U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House. Mr. Turnbull and Mr. Trump conversed about issues such as North Korea, tax reform, and gun control/reform during the visit. The gun control/reform debate spurred after ...

Lawmakers continue to debate the issues concerning the recent government shutdown

Lawmakers continue to debate the issues concerning the recent government shutdown

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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In the very first moments of Saturday morning, January 20th, after a failure to pass legislation to create a budget funding government operations and agencies, the U.S. government was forced into a shutdown.   The shutdown stemmed from disputes over the extension of legal status to perso...

Sexual misconduct allegations flood American politics

Sexual misconduct allegations flood American politics

Victor Cardoso, International News Editor

January 24, 2018


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Ever since Harvey Weinstein, a former film producer and executive was accused by five women based on sexual misconduct on October 05, and later by a total of eighty-three women, claims of sexual misconduct (including but not limited to harassment and assault) have been made against men in film and te...

Moore’s defeated candidacy once proved troublesome for American politics

Moore’s defeated candidacy once proved troublesome for American politics

Christian Nanadoum, Political Editor

January 3, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

The former Chief Justice of the Alabama State Supreme Court, Roy Moore, is accused of sexual and romantic involvement with underaged females when he was the former assistant district attorney of Etowah County, Alabama. Moore’s senatorial campaign for the congressional seat which was left vacant a...

Doug Jones bests Roy Moore

Doug Jones bests Roy Moore

Brenna Yeager, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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On Dec. 12, Alabama held a special election to fill newly-appointed United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, senate seat. Doug Jones (D), defeated opponent, Roy Moore (R),Tuesday in Alabama's election after a brutal campaign. Jones’s victory in Alabama marks the first time a democrat has won a...

Trump retweets violent videos from The Netherlands

Trump retweets violent videos from The Netherlands

John Braziel, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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On Wednesday, November 29, President Donald Trump retweeted an anti-Muslim video that showed a migrant in Europe beating a boy with crutches, the suspect was said to have no religious beliefs.The video being recorded was set in the Netherlands as more people had been thrown off the top roof and beaten to ...

President Trump interrupts ceremony to insult Senator Warren

President Trump interrupts ceremony to insult Senator Warren

Carlos Gonzaga and Alejandro Rangel

December 5, 2017


Filed under Politics

On November, 28th during a ceremony honoring Navajo code talkers from  World War  II President Trump referenced his nickname for Senator Elizabeth Warren, whom he calls Pocahontas. Trump changed the mood of the event by drastically after making the comment that many deemed racist. Trump began refe...

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