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Trump impeachment inquiry expected to be central topic in upcoming democratic debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2019

Next Tuesday, CNN and The New York Times are co-hosting the fourth democratic debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The event will host all ten candidates from the third debate plus billionaire Tom Steyer and Repr...

Too old for the presidency?

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2019

Politicians have always been known as the old, rich white guys for as long as I’ve known. We see this trend continue in the Democratic presidential race, with candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. But politics have been moving i...

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival brings big-name politicians to the Austin community

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2019

On Saturday, I had the exciting opportunity to attend The Texas Tribune Festival. The event boasted a collection of speakers and panels on various political issues, ranging from gun control to millennials in politics. The three-day fest...

Sanford, Walsh and Weld challenge Trump for the Republican vote

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

In the past few weeks, I have placed an emphasis on the Democratic candidates. The most recent Democratic debate in Houston, TX was a defining moment in the race. With only 10 candidates qualifying for the third debate, those who...

Andrew Yang — beyond his $1,000 a month policy

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2019

Andrew Yang started out as one of the lesser-known candidates in the 2020 presidential race. He gained traction after releasing his Universal Basic Income plan called the “Freedom Dividend” which proposes giving every U.S. citizen over the age of 18 $1,...

Joe Walsh joins 2020 Presidential race

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2019

On Aug. 14, Republican Joe Walsh wrote an Op-Ed to the New York Times criticizing President Trump’s use of his power in trade, the border, the economy, and many other issues. Eleven days later, Aug. 25, Walsh announced his bid for presidency. The former U.S. Representative started The Joe Walsh...

Beto O’Rourke returns to campaign trail following El Paso shooting

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Beto O'Rourke is back on the campaign trail after a short break, noted in his absence from the Iowa State Fair where many candidates appeared to attract early voters. The El Paso native took time off from his campaign after the...

Front-runners Biden, Sanders under attack in second democratic debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

August 5, 2019

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, 20 Democratic candidates took the stage at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit. The two nights of debate were centered around the issues of healthcare, immigration, gun laws, criminal...

Democratic candidates gear up for second presidential debate

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 23, 2019

    The second Democratic presidential debate will be held in Detroit next Tuesday and Wednesday at 9 p.m. Twenty out of the now 25 candidates qualified for the debates. The newest additions to the race are former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak and billionaire philanthropist...

Julián Castro, a champion of immigrant rights

Sarah Davis, Editor-in-Chief

July 16, 2019

Ever since ICE began its raid of towns across the U.S. with the goal of deporting 2,000 illegal immigrants, the nation has been in a state of panic. This upset has caused a more forceful call from Democratic politicians for a change to border policy.  ...

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