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Chaotic first presidential debate leaves DePaul students disappointed

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)

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2020

It was unlike any presidential debate before — filled with name calling and constant interruptions.  “Will you shut up man? It’s hard to get any word with this clown,” said Joe Biden when President Donald Trump kept heckling the former vice president whenever it was his turn to express his view...

Trump, Biden face off in chaotic first debate

Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

September 30, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden faced each other for the first time Tuesday night in the first debate of the 2020 presidential election. During the 90-minute debate, the candidates often interrupted one another with angry personal attacks that proved the urgency of the candi...

What to know before watching the first presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Biden generated headlines in February with a debate-stage promise to name the first Black female Supreme Court justice if he wins the White House. Since then, the Democratic presidential nominee has said little about the court. He's resisted calls from President Donald Trump, Republicans and even some Democrats to release a list of potential nominees (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

September 27, 2020

The first presidential debate airs on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Central time. The event will include six 15-minute segments on topics selected by Chris Wallace, the moderator for the event.  The topics were announced in advance in order to “encourage the deep discussion of the leading issues fac...

Trump promises forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine

President Donald Trump participates in a Latinos for Trump Coalition roundtable at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor

September 13, 2020

In recent weeks, President Trump has repeatedly insisted that a vaccine will be ready for distribution by late fall, raising concerns that production and distribution may be rushed due to political motivations. After making a similar statement at a press conference in Washington D.C. on Sept. 4, Tru...

AP FACT CHECK: Harris eligible to serve as VP, president

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)

Associated Press

August 14, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — False claims that Kamala Harris is not legally eligible to serve as U.S. vice president or president have been circulating in social media posts since 2019, when she first launched her Democratic primary campaign. On Thursday, after Harris was selected by Democratic presidential nominee...

Los inmigrantes indocumentados serán excluidos del Censo 2020

Michelle Lainez, de 17 años, originaria de El Salvador pero que ahora vive en Gaithersburg, Md., habla durante un mitin fuera de la Corte Suprema en Washington, el viernes 8 de noviembre de 2019. La Corte Suprema asume el martes el plan de la administración Trump de poner fin a las protecciones legales que protegen a casi 700.000 inmigrantes de la deportación, en un caso con fuertes connotaciones políticas en medio de la campaña de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020.

Hillary Flores and Maria Guerrero

July 23, 2020

El presidente Donald Trump firmó un memorándum el martes excluyendo a los inmigrantes indocumentados de ser contados en el Censo 2020 en un esfuerzo por redistribuir a los representantes entre los estados.  Trump dijo que el decreto es una "póliza de los Estados Unidos para excluir de la base de distribución a los ex...

Undocumented immigrants will be excluded from the 2020 census

Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.

Hillary Flores and Maria Guerrero

July 23, 2020

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday excluding undocumented immigrants from being counted in the 2020 census in an effort to reapportion Representatives among the states.  Trump said the memo is a "policy of the United States to exclude from the apportionment base aliens who are not...

Trump administration reverses restrictions on international students

Protesters listening to speakers outside of Chicago's immigration and Customs Enforcement center on July 10, 2020. // Manifestantes escuchan a oradores fuera del Centro de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de Chicago el 10 de julio de 2020.

Marcus Robertson and Associated Press

July 14, 2020

The Trump administration reversed its decision forcing international students to take in-person classes this fall at a hearing Tuesday for the lawsuit filed by Harvard and MIT opposing the directive. International students will now be allowed to take an entirely online course load and remain in the U...

Trump administration to cut funding for Illinois COVID-19 testing sites

Workers at Project Vida test residents of Little Village for Covid-19. The testing is available to everyone no matter their immigration status. // Trabajadores en Project Vida realizan pruebas de COVID-19 para residentes de La Villita. Las pruebas son disponibles para todos, sin importar su estatus migratorio.

Marcus Robertson, Nation & World Editor

June 24, 2020

Two Illinois COVID-19 testing sites in Peoria and Harwood Heights will be federally defunded by the end of this month, according to Gov. Pritzker’s press secretary Jordan Abudayyeh and the Illinois Department of Public Health. “As coronavirus cases continue to rise nationally, President Trump admitte...

OPINION: #HotGirlsForBernie offers new ways for young voters to connect

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at a rally at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Madi Garcia, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2020

The viral hashtag on Twitter, #HotGirlsForBernie, demonstrates how the youth is becoming more politically involved through social media. On the hashtag, young people everywhere post selfies and claim endorsing 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes you attractive too. “I’m voting for...

New details emerge about DePaul alum’s role in Russia investigation

In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, arrives for his first appearance before congressional investigators, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Benjamin Conboy & Brian Pearlman, Editor-in-Chief & Nation & World Editor

April 22, 2019

New information about how George Papadopoulos, a DePaul alumnus who became the unlikely match that sparked the Russia investigation, has come to light in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, a redacted version of which was made public Thursday morning. The report details how Papadopoulos, who g...

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