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Latinos react to the 2012 election

November 7, 2012


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President Barack Obama claimed a second term in the White House, Tuesday, and a number of Chicago Latinos let out a sigh of relief."He deserves a second term because it will take another four years to fix this economic mess," said Rosmary Sierra, a member of the Pilsen Alliance.As 2nd and 7th precinct voters slo...

Through the eyes of one of many in the crowd: McCormick Place, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Vince Floress

November 7, 2012


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After going through one security checkpoint, waiting for more than an hour in one room, taking two flights of stairs and going through another security checkpoint, Barack Obama's supporters finally reached their destination.That destination is the ballroom of Chicago's McCormick Place. This is where ...

Video: Election Day interviews part four

Michael Oxenrider

November 7, 2012


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Part four of a series of interviews from around DePaul's campuses on Election Day.An interview with DePaul students Kelly Sergay and Laura Springman on election night....

How the major news networks covered the election

Hanna Guerrero

November 7, 2012


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After what felt like many endless months of news cycles on election coverage, the day finally arrived for all of the news anchors to put their election skills to the test. After many projection polls and predictions, the real results were laid down. The three main networks, Fox, MSNBC and CNN rolled ou...

Obama reelected for second term

DePaulia Staff

November 6, 2012


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Barack Obama was re-elected as president of the United States after securing critical swing state Ohio, which put him over the needed 270 electoral votes.Although initially neck-and-neck, Obama secured three other swing states and pulled ahead to win 303 electoral votes over his opponent Gov. Mitt Romn...

It’s election night at DePaul

Lisa Coleman

November 6, 2012


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DePaul has been following the 2012 presidential election throughout the variousdebates and events that has led up to this climax: election night.ξThe Student Government Association (SGA) and the Student Leadership Institute (SLI)have been working hard this quarter to encourage students to let their ...

Young voters help Obama secure reelection

Gabriel Charles Tyler

November 6, 2012


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ξYoung voters represented a greater share of the national electorate Tuesday than in the historic election of 2008, once again voting for President Barack Obama by a huge margin and securing his reelection.Millennials, young voters between ages 18 and 29, cast 16 million votes for Obama in 2008, g...

Video: Election Day interviews part three

Michael Oxenrider

November 6, 2012


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Part three of a series of interviews from around DePaul's campuses on Election Day.An interview with Sarah Lokay, president of the DePaul Swing Society.

Political action committee MoveOn works to “Get Out The Vote”

Courtney Ley

November 5, 2012


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After last week's get-togethers in celebration of Halloween's fantasy and folklore, some have "moved on" to host and attend a gathering in support of a different kind of tradition. Janice Humphrey held a "Get Out the Vote" Call Party, Saturday, Nov. 3, at her house in West Lakeview sponsored by political ac...

Voter turnout: it’s looking higher in Chicago, but lower overall

Zoe Barker

November 5, 2012


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Early voting in Chicago was not lower than last year's total, despite having four fewer days to vote early. Overall U.S. voter turnout is expected to be lower than previous elections.Voter turnout in Chicago is predicted to surpass 2008, according to a CBS Chicago report.We saw plenty of early voting across the city, which could add to the prediction's accuracy....

Figure out who you side with this election with iSideWith.com

Gabriel Charles Tyler

November 5, 2012


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This election season, we have seen Obama bashed for his record and Romney flip-flop his stances more than Chicago weather changes. In all the media frenzy and stance switching, it has become more difficult for voters to decipher what each candidate really supports. Are you an undecided voter loo...

Election night coverage preview

Zoe Barker

October 30, 2012


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Our team of reporters will be out all day Nov. 6 bringing you all the election day news from all over Chicago.Ô_We'll have short update stories, on the street interviews, photos, and videos on election day and even more in depth reporting the following days. Look for our election day tweets using the...

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