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Harris’ past prosecutorial record raises questions in some voters

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Biden receive a virtual briefing on COVID-19 from public health experts in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 1, 2020

When former Vice President Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 election, her past prosecutorial record quickly became a source of controversy for prospective voters.  The...

Special Issue: Election 2020

Special Issue: Election 2020
November 1, 2020

After a hectic campaigning season, President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will face off in an election unlike any before. While a vast number of voters have already cast their...

OPINION: Congresswomen of color deserve better

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, uses a face mask meanwhile waiting to speak at a press conference outside of USPS Jamaica station in Queens, New York. Democratic National Convention | AP Photo
November 1, 2020

“A f***ing bitch,” “send her back” and “an insult to our country” are all verbal attacks varying from state representatives to President Donald Trump who have specifically said these examples...

Law co-written by DePaul students provides inmates voting access, education

An inmate at the Cook County Department of Corrections casts a ballot Oct. 17, the first day of early voting at the facility.
November 1, 2020

In a tweet sent out to his nearly 20 million followers on Oct. 13, Snoop Dogg announced that after looking into the law, he is in fact eligible to vote in his home state of California, despite his 1990...

OPINION: Purposefully mispronouncing Kamala Harris’ name is racist, plain and simple

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to supporters during a campaign stop at the University of Houston Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
November 1, 2020

There are two stages in a name for people of color. First, it begins when you change your name to fit the mouths of others. It’s easier to let people pronounce your name the way they want to instead...

Biden leads in swing states as election nears

Elizabeth Quirmbach, right, registers Ayuka Sinanoglu, center, a Sophomore at the UW on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2020  outside of the UW Memorial Union in Madison, Wis.  A small but steady stream of masked UW-Madison students stopped by voter registration tables outside the unions last week to perform their civic duty. Madison City Clerk’s office employees helped them through the paperwork, sanitized their used pens and talked among themselves as they waited for the next students to filter into the fairly empty tents.(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
October 25, 2020

As Election Day draws near, voters are keeping their eyes on polls for swing states.  While states like Illinois and Wyoming can typically be depended on to be overwhelmingly “blue” or “red,”...

Leftists struggle with voting ‘blue’ as Democrats court moderates, conservatives

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Michigan State Fairgrounds in Novi, Mich., Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 18, 2020

On Election Day, Ben Jaeger won’t head to the polls. He’s not voting early, and he hasn’t requested a ballot by mail — nor does he intend to. Jaeger, a member of DePaul Socialists, is not voting...

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