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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 »...

Storylines to look out for on Election Day

Storylines to look out for on Election Day

Brenden Moore

November 7, 2016


Filed under News

After a seemingly endless campaign season both in Illinois and around the country, ballots will be counted and winners declared tomorrow night. Here are a few observations/storylines to look out for on Election Day: Hillary Clinton is the favorite to win the presidency, but Donald Trump is st...

EDITORIAL: With Vincentian values in mind, Clinton for president

EDITORIAL: With Vincentian values in mind, Clinton for president

Editorial Board

October 31, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Politics

On Nov. 8, the American people will vote to elect a new president. They’ve heard the ads, the sparring matches that were called debates and they’ve expressed their opinions of the candidates, openly and behind closed doors. This year their votes will reveal the true character of this country....

LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump face off in final debate

LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump face off in final debate

Brenden Moore

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

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LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump meet in high stakes second debate

LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump meet in high stakes second debate

The DePaulia

October 9, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the second of three debates. The stakes could not be higher for Trump, who's still reeling after a hot mic in 2005 caught him bragging about committing sexual assault. Follow our reporters for up to the minute coverage. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementBy...

DePaul students, faculty declare Clinton debate winner

DePaul students, faculty declare Clinton debate winner

Jake Ekdahl

September 27, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

Members of the university community gathered for a debate watch party on the Lincoln Park campus Monday night. The event, thrown by the political science department, saw students and faculty from all political backgrounds come together to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in one of the...

ANALYSIS: Clinton clear winner as Trump takes bait

ANALYSIS: Clinton clear winner as Trump takes bait

Brenden Moore

September 27, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, News, Politics

After a September swoon that saw her once-commanding lead shrivel to a virtual tie, the pressure was on Democratic presidential Hillary Clinton tonight to put in a strong debate performance against GOP nominee Donald Trump. With a couple of assists from Trump, Clinton met the expectations game and...

LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump face off in first debate

LIVE BLOG: Clinton, Trump face off in first debate

The DePaulia

September 26, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, News, Politics

Follow our team coverage of the first 2016 presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump: (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, 'script', 'scrbbl-js'));...

Students divided on presidential options

Jake Ekdahl

September 18, 2016


Filed under Politics

After a primary season where anti-establishment fervor was on display on both the right and left, DePaul students are coming to grips with major party nominees that may not have been their first choice. Read More »...

Duckworth hits Trump in DNC speech

Duckworth hits Trump in DNC speech

Brenden Moore

July 29, 2016


Filed under News

Senate hopeful and incumbent U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D – 8th) described GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump as “not fit to be Commander-in-Chief” Thursday evening as she spoke to Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Duckworth, a former U.S. Army helicopter pilot who lost ...

Clinton accepts nomination, says we’re ‘stronger together’

Clinton accepts nomination, says we’re ‘stronger together’

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow

July 29, 2016


Filed under Nation & World, Politics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same. "Imagine him in the Oval Office ...

DePaul, Chicago Dems celebrate historic Clinton nomination

DePaul, Chicago Dems celebrate historic Clinton nomination

Brenden Moore

July 27, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

Hillary Clinton’s nomination as the first-ever female major party candidate for President was hailed by Democrats from DePaul and around Chicago Tuesday night. Gathered at an official campaign watch party in River North, Democrats celebrated with beer and food while watching day two of the Dem...

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