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Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Son of DePaul men’s basketball coach arrested on alleged Xanax sales

Ben Gartland

February 28, 2017


Filed under News

Reese Leitao, the son of DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao, was arrested Tuesday in Jenks, Okla. on possession and intent to sell a dangerous and controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school, according to a Fox 23 report. Reese, a 3-star football recruit who had signed to play at the University of Texas next year, ...

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

Associated Press

December 19, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

And you thought Election Day was in November. Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House. Protesters gathered at some state capitals, but they are unlikely to persuade the Ele...

Analysis: Voters knew Trump’s flaws, elected him anyway

Analysis: Voters knew Trump’s flaws, elected him anyway

Brenden Moore

November 14, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

It wasn’t supposed to turn out this way. No, everyone from pollsters to pundits to the markets anticipated a historic Hillary Clinton win in the presidential race. Read More »...

Mendoza beats Munger in comptroller’s race

Mendoza beats Munger in comptroller’s race

Jackson Danbeck

November 9, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

Susana Mendoza won the hotly-contested election for state comptroller Tuesday night, making her the first Hispanic in the Democratic Party to run for a statewide office and putting her in a position to check Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. Fans, family and friends waited for hours as they watched the tally...

Duckworth wins Senate race

Duckworth wins Senate race

Danielle Harris

November 9, 2016


Filed under News

As polls closed across the nation Tuesday evening and Americans anxiously awaited for results of the presidential election to roll in, supporters at U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s (D-8th) election day headquarters were noticeably confident their candidate would be victorious in her race for the Senate...

LIVE BLOG: Election Day 2016

LIVE BLOG: Election Day 2016

The DePaulia

November 8, 2016


Filed under Politics

At last, Election Day is here. Voters in Illinois will decide on everything from president down to state representative. Follow along for updates from DePaulia reporters  as they report from various Election Day events. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)...

DePaulia editors predict election outcomes

DePaulia editors predict election outcomes

Brenden Moore and Ben Gartland

November 8, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

Political Editor Brenden Moore and Sports Editor Ben Gartland predict today's Electoral College and U.S. Senate outcome. Check it out: Brenden Moore, political editor — Clinton 341, Trump 197; Democrats take control of U.S. Senate with 50 votes (assuming a Clinton win, Tim Kaine would serve as the ...

Quigley, Schakowsky lead GOTV rally on quad

Quigley, Schakowsky lead GOTV rally on quad

Brenden Moore

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley and Jan Schakowsky headlined a get out the vote (GOTV) rally on the Lincoln Park Quad Monday afternoon, ginning up enthusiasm ahead of both Election Day and a campus event later that evening encouraging students to not vote. The pair were joined by State Reps. Sara Feigenho...

Dold, Schneider face off in 10th district rematch

Brenden Moore

November 1, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

With Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump polling terribly low in suburban areas around the country, GOP congressmen have been faced with headwinds so strong, it may hand the Democrats a previously unthinkable majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. Perhaps no one faces a steeper battle than R...

At height of popularity, Obama steps away

At height of popularity, Obama steps away

Ben Gartland

October 31, 2016


Filed under Politics

With the Presidential election eight days away, the focus on who will be the 45th President of the United States is the biggest topic in the nation. Eight years ago, the United States faced a similar question over who would be the 44th President, which would be Barack Obama. Read More »...

If you want political change, local voting matters

If you want political change, local voting matters

Yazmin Dominguez

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinions

For some DePaul students, this may be the first election they participate in. For others, the first time they voted was during the primary elections. DePaul senior, Amanda Weinper was one of those students. She voted for her first time in March's primary. She knew exactly who she would vote for in t...

Quiz: Which political scandal are you?

Quiz: Which political scandal are you?

Danielle Harris

October 30, 2016


Filed under Politics

There has been no shortage of scandal this election season. At times, one feels as if they have been transported to an episode of House of Cards, Veep or, well, Scandal! But, as unrelatable as many find the presidential candidates to be, many would be surprised to find much in common with their scand...

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