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Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., questions witnesses during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

OPINION: Political ambition and sex crimes often go hand-in-hand

Lauren Uhlrich, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

From the origination of the #MeToo movement from 2017 to 2019, the Associated Press compiled a list of 90 state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct within those two years; this is significant due to...

President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Listening are from left, Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty of Calif.

OPINION: America was woefully unprepared for the pandemic

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor March 14, 2021

The pride embedded in American culture has made it significantly easier for the collective to ignore the underlying issues plaguing its society. The Covid-19 pandemic, which has persisted and ravaged the...

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark International Womens Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden to review Trump-era Title IX policies

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor March 8, 2021

Update (3/9/2021): This story has been updated to include comment from university representatives. President Joe Biden will order the Department of Education (DOE) to reexamine policy changes made to...

Alec Baldwin portraying then-President Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, a role that won him high praise and accolades.

OPINION: Comedy further engages political audiences

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor March 7, 2021

At the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, a common joke was made that the flashy public figure-made-president would be good for comedy. The perception was not shared by all comedians, though, as...

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

‘One big team working together’: Federal charges loom over Illinoisans who participated in Capitol breach

CHICAGO — A Chicago HVAC worker, a real estate agent, a downstate married couple and a suburban tech company CEO all have one thing in common: they participated in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan....

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)

OPINION: Trump’s legacy opens up new political possibilities beyond the Left and Right

Wyatt Verlen, Contributing Writer March 1, 2021

Trump and Trumpism are unpopular, to put it mildly, especially here at DePaul, with the editors of this very paper endorsing Hillary Clinton in 2016. Faculty members from the political science department...

Former President Donald Trump waves as he disembarks from his final flight on Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Republicans search for party identity in wake of Trump presidency

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor February 28, 2021

Donald Trump’s departure from office might have momentarily signified a relief from his influence on the political landscape, but support for the former president has gone back up in recent weeks among...

Experts knock Trump’s last-ditch effort with 1776 Commission Report

Experts knock Trump’s last-ditch effort with 1776 Commission Report

Chinyere Ibeh, Focus Editor January 27, 2021

In September 2020, Donald Trump signed an executive order that put together the 1776 Commission with its accompanying report that was released on Monday, Jan. 18. President Joe Biden officially disbanded...

Former President Donald Trump waves as he disembarks from his final flight on Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Political Science Department discusses impeachment, inauguration in virtual panel

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor January 21, 2021

The Political Science Department held a virtual panel to discuss the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump, the inauguration ceremony and efforts to overturn the presidential election result.  The...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump listens as Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt delivers remarks on proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act, at the White House in Washington. In Trumps presidency, fact checking became a cottage industry unto itself. And “alternative facts became a buzzphrase, coined by one of his admiring aides. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

What to know about impeachment ahead of the inauguration

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor January 18, 2021

President Donald Trump became the first U. S. president to be impeached twice on Jan. 13 for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol under false claims of a fraudulent election. Since the Senate will not...

In this combination image of two photos showing both President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Letter to the editor: Civility has been a long term casualty of American politics

Dick Farkas, Professor of Political Science January 18, 2021

Editor's note: This commentary was partially published last November in the Croatian language by Gabrijela Bijelić, journalist. Dubrovački vjesnik (weekly newspaper) and Slobodna Dalmacija (daily newspaper). Reaction...

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks with others as a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to confirm the Electoral College votes cast in Novembers election, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Republicans asked to resign by news organizations across the country

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer January 18, 2021

After the events that transpired at the nation's capital on Jan. 6, newspapers around the country like the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Houston Chronicle and Kansas City Star called for the resignation...

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