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Why the upcoming midterms have massive implications for 2024

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer February 26, 2022

With early voting complete in the Texas Primaries, according to the Austin-American Statesman, we are officially in midterm election season, for better or worse. In the modern era, midterm elections...

Manchin, Sinema’s unwillingness to change filibuster rules may cost Democrats the Freedom to Vote Act

Miles Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer January 22, 2022

American democracy is again on life support, and those in charge of saving it are unwilling to operate. Biden and the Democrats, hot on the heels of their failure to pass the Build Back Better Act, seem...

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Democrats must utilize their Midterms success

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor November 16, 2018

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...

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Midterm results show big victories on both sides

Max Elkan and Kiran Soma November 16, 2018

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...

Corriher runs as leftist alternative

Finn Williamson and Roman Raies October 26, 2018

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...

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Rove, Axelrod kickstart Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor October 5, 2018

“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...

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Democrats redefine state’s rights, expose republicans

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor March 5, 2017

“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.”...

Republicans forced $24 million government shutdown

Republicans forced $24 million government shutdown

Nicole Barnard, Staff Writer October 25, 2013

After the shutdown, Congress played the blame game as Americans tried to make sense of it all. But ultimately, this was a Republican shutdown. However, Republicans blamed President Obama and the Democrats....

North Carolina Republicans steal citizens rights, citizens rally to fight back

North Carolina Republicans steal citizens’ rights, citizens rally to fight back

Anthony Harrison, Opinion Editor September 20, 2013

Over the course of a summer, North Carolina went from shining example of the New South to laughingstock of the nation. Spearheaded by the election of Governor Pat McCrory, Republicans consolidated control...

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