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The Latest: Education head DeVos quits, cites Trump rhetoric

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the second Cabinet...

COLUMN: Don’t praise Kinzinger for wanting Trump out— his record says otherwise

In this image from video, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
January 7, 2021

Watching the events of January 6 play out, I kept reminding myself that none of this is normal.  The President of the United States was blocked from Twitter because he was egging on insurrection all...

Local organizers gather at Trump Tower to protest violence at U.S. Capitol

Signs targeting President Trump at a gathering outside Trump Tower held by Refuse Fascism.
January 6, 2021

As Congress convened Wednesday to officially count the Electoral College votes and finalize president-elect Joe Biden’s win, President Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to aggressively storm the...

Biden could face problems as he plans to rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 29, 2020

In 2018, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal negotiated under the Obama administration in 2015, putting a “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran in its place by...

Trump considers granting pardons to family members, himself during last month in office

Surrounded by Army cadets, President Donald Trump watches the first half of the 121st Army-Navy Football Game in Michie Stadium at the United States Military Academy, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
December 22, 2020

As President Trump’s time in office comes to an end, he has considered pardoning several of his allies, along with granting preemptive pardons to members of his own family.   According to an article...

Biden upholds moderate Democratic policies, despite Trump’s claims of socialism

President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event to announce his choice of retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defense, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 10, 2020

Throughout the 2020 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump attempted to portray President-elect Joe Biden as a socialist. “Biden has made a corrupt bargain in exchange for his party’s nomination,”...

Analysis: How Trump’s refusal to concede affects American society

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington, before departing for a campaign rally in Middletown, Pa.
December 1, 2020

The morning after Election Night in 2016, once the Associated Press declared that Donald Trump won the presidency, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a phone call to election victor Donald...

OPINION: The Electoral College is not representative of American voters

A supporter of President-elect Joe Biden holds up his mobile phone to display the electoral college map outside the Philadelphia Convention Center after the 2020 Presidential Election is called, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
November 16, 2020

The Electoral College, as of now, leaves room for a presidential candidate to challenge the legitimacy of it since rather than using the popular vote — it is based off of land. If it should still remain,...

OPINIÓN: El movimiento de ‘Latinos para Trump’ dejó a la comunidad latina dividida

En esta foto de archivo del 14 de septiembre de 2020, el presidente Donald Trump llega a una mesa redonda de la Coalición Latinos por Trump en el Arizona Grand Resort & Spa en Phoenix.

AP Photo | Andrew Harnik, File
November 10, 2020

Típicamente en épocas de elecciones el ambiente siempre es un poco tenso, pero esta temporada  la gente esperaba ansiosamente los resultados de la presidencia.  Esta elección fue bastante distinta...

Dave Chappelle’s ‘SNL’ monologue expertly tackles Trump, Covid-19

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted the first
November 8, 2020

Dave Chappelle walked out to deliver his epic 16-minute monologue on Saturday Night Live this week, holding a cigarette and giving the crowd his signature grin.  On national television, the comic legend...

Thousands gather outside Trump Tower after Biden wins election

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Eric Henry
7:09 PM Today
Crowds gather across Trump Tower in Chicago after Joe Biden is declared winner of presidential election.
November 8, 2020

CHICAGO — On Saturday, crowds gathered outside of the Trump International Hotel and  Tower after Joe Biden was announced as the winner of the 2020 presidential election.   Police blocked traffic...

Cubs fans grapple with Ricketts’ politics, support of Trump

After winning the 2016 World Series, the Chicago Cubs went to the White House to visit President Donald Trump  — only months after visiting former President  Barack Obama.
November 8, 2020

The sheen from winning the World Series back in 2016 for the Chicago Cubs has all but eroded. The underwhelming results on the field and the handling of Addison Russell’s domestic violence incident all...

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