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Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Pelosi runs for Speaker of the House

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Democrats from the House of Representatives met in Washington, D.C. to hold a private vote for the nominations of a prospective Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Speaker will be voted on officially by all House members in January 2018 to determine who will remain in o...

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

There was a blue wave, but it was no tsunami. Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House, but with continued Republican majority in the Senate, and a Republican Supreme Court. Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president’s party, and with president Donald Trump’s approval rati...

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

On Nov. 6, citizens around Guilford County voted in the local, state and national midterm elections in order to determine the people who will be representing their voices in politics. Nationally, Republicans won a 51-46 majority over the Democrats in the Senate, with two Independent senators. In the...

Corriher runs as leftist alternative

Finn Williamson and Roman Raies

October 26, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

With midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6, there are several interesting candidate races in North Carolina, one of which is the four-way race for Congressional House Seat 13. Incumbent Republican Ted Budd currently occupies the seat, with Democratic candidate Kathy Manning and Libertarian Tom Bailey...

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

“We seek to find ways for people who disagree or have very different views to stay in the room together and try and find some commonality” said Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College. “These are two men have been working on that, and hopefully they will show us how to do it.” The aforementioned...

Democrats redefine state’s rights, expose republicans

Democrats redefine state’s rights, expose republicans

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“States’ rights” is often seen as a pejorative code word, and not without good reason. In the antebellum South, the phrase was used by slave owners to justify their “peculiar institution.” Less than century after slavery was abolished, many rallied behind states’ rights as a means to resist...

Democratic debates impact popularity

Beatriz Caldas and Lily Lou

November 6, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

What happens when five Democratic candidates go to Vegas? They have a Democratic presidential debate. On Oct. 13, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb took the stage during the first Democratic national debate. “In comparison to the Republican debate,...

The 2012 Presidential election: Views across campus

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

November 16, 2012


Filed under Opinion

And the winner is … Obama! After months of scorching criticism, name calling, and unforgettable election hashtags on Twitter, such as #malarkey, #bindersfullofwomen and #BigBird, the grueling campaigns have finally come to an end. I have never considered myself to be affiliated with either party,...

Getting the word out: College Republicans and Democrats on the stump

Anthony Harris, Staff Writer

September 21, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Why do you support your candidate? William Moore, College Republicans Student Leader: He's a very experienced man, in both the public and private sector. He's been a governor and he's been a successful businessman. With Bain Capital, he was able to help other companies; for example, Staples wouldn't exi...