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OPINIÓN : Es tiempo de que la comunidad Latinx tenga la representación política necesaria

OPINIÓN : Es tiempo de que la comunidad Latinx tenga la representación política necesaria

Izabella Grimaldo, La DePaulia Opinions Editor

January 20, 2020

Chicago es una de las ciudades mayores en los Estados Unidos, con más de 2 millones de personas. Lleno de diversidad y una cultura dinámica, los latinos constituyen ser el 30 por ciento de esa población. Somos un gran porcentaje en la ciudad de Chicago y como todos, deberíamos ser una de tantas v...

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Associated Press

January 16, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn't stay friends forever. The White House hopefuls and longtime allies have spent the past year throwing red meat to the party's progressive base with calls for massive structural reforms to the nation's political...

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

Associated Press

January 15, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: CIVILITY AND SUBSTANCE OVER FIGHTING AND FRICTION After the United States’ killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats were bracing for...

Democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

Democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

Associated Press

January 2, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro, the only Latino in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race, ended his campaign Thursday after a yearlong run in which he pushed his rivals on immigration and took big swings in debates but struggled to break through with voters. “I’m...

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in L.A.

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in L.A.

Associated Press

December 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates offered two very different debates during their final forum of 2019. In the first half, they spent much of their time making the case for their electability in a contest with President Donald Trump. The second half was filled with friction over...

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Associated Press

December 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he's likely to corrupt the system again unless removed before next year's...

Kamala Harris ends White House bid, citing lack of funding

Kamala Harris ends White House bid, citing lack of funding

Associated Press

December 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sen. Kamala Harris told supporters on Tuesday that she was ending her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, an abrupt close to a candidacy that held historic potential. “I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days...

Michael Bloomberg launches Democratic presidential bid

Michael Bloomberg launches Democratic presidential bid

Associated Press

November 24, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the world’s richest men, has formally launched a Democratic bid for president. Ending weeks of speculation, the 77-year-old former Republican announced his candidacy Sunday in a written statement posted on a campaign...

Democrats promise swift action after win in Virginia

Democrats promise swift action after win in Virginia

Alan Suderman, Associated Press

November 6, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam promised Wednesday to ride a wave of voter dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to turn the Old Dominion into a state where gun laws are stricter, the environment is cleaner and cities have greater leeway to take down Confederate statues. The...

Debate takeaways: Warren attacked, 70s club avoids age issue

Debate takeaways: Warren attacked, 70s club avoids age issue

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

October 16, 2019

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio: WARREN'S RISE ATTRACTS ATTACKS Sen. Elizabeth Warren found Tuesday that her rise in the polls may come with a s...

OPINION: Don’t count out the progressives

OPINION: Don’t count out the progressives

Tristen Wilbers, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2019

The 2020 Democratic primary elections hold incredible importance regarding the future of the American presidency, more so than in most, if not all, presidential elections in recent memory. Should the Democrats lose: another four years to the populist demagogue who they believe threatens the sanctity ...

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press

August 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress. The tone is being set from the top as President Donald Trump bashes the four squad members with...

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