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Stop and frisk gets renewed attention in Bloomberg candidacy

Stop and frisk gets renewed attention in Bloomberg candidacy

Associated Press

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NEW YORK (AP) — David Ourlicht was a college student, walking down a street near campus, when he became one of millions of New Yorkers swept up in the era of stop and frisk. A police officer accosted Ourlicht, deeming suspicious a bulge in his jacket. Police patted him down, told him to stand against...

Bernie Sanders edges Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire, cementing Democratic front-runners

Bernie Sanders edges Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire, cementing Democratic front-runners

Associated Press

February 11, 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary election Tuesday night, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight. In his win, the 78-year-old Sanders, a self-described...

Andrew Yang, who created buzz with freedom dividend, ends 2020 bid

Andrew Yang, who created buzz with freedom dividend, ends 2020 bid

Associated Press

February 11, 2020

Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid on Tuesday. His national press secretary, Erick Sanchez, confirmed the decision. It came as he...

Iowa caucuses: who won, who lost

Iowa caucuses: who won, who lost

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

February 10, 2020

Though the biggest surprise to come out of Iowa last week was the days-long delay in reporting results, the Democratic presidential candidates still had winners and losers among them – some more expected than others. Here’s how they did and what it means for their chances in New Hampshire’s prima...

What the Iowa caucus debacle means for the rest of the election

What the Iowa caucus debacle means for the rest of the election

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

February 9, 2020

The sounds of basketballs dribbling in the Mount Vernon High School gym fade as people trickle into the nearby cafeteria. The high school is one of Iowa’s 1,678 caucus precincts, at which attendees will help choose which presidential candidates will receive Iowa’s 41 state delegates. The prec...

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

Emma Oxnevad and Lacey Latch

February 3, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA —  As Vampire Weekend plays to a thinning crowd of Bernie Sanders supporters in Iowa, a young black girl who couldn’t be a day older than 10 dances among the crowd, unaware of the political moment she’s standing in the center of.  She connects with the young adults around he...

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...

Booker ends presidential bid after polling, money struggles

Booker ends presidential bid after polling, money struggles

Associated Press

January 14, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Cory Booker dropped out of the presidential race Monday, ending a campaign whose message of unity and love failed to resonate in a political era marked by chaos and anxiety. His departure now leaves a field that was once the most diverse in history with just one remaini...

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...

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