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DePaul alum who triggered Russia investigation sentenced

DePaul alum who triggered Russia investigation sentenced

Tolga Bozoglu, Associated Press

September 10, 2018

George Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, was sentenced to 14 days in prison Friday by a judge who said he had placed his own interests above those of the country. Papadopoulos, the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoin...

Trump calls for Justice Dept. investigation of op-ed writer

Trump calls for Justice Dept. investigation of op-ed writer

Susan Walsh, Associated Press

September 10, 2018

President Donald Trump declared Friday the Department of Justice should try to identify the writer of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece, purportedly submitted by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart his most dangerous impulses. Trump cited "na...

Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh nomination

J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press

September 10, 2018

Senate Democrats mounted a last, ferocious attempt Thursday to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump if he makes it to the high court. But their chances of blocking Trump's nominee seemed to fade away by the end...

Kanye West’s pro-Trump views don’t add up

Kanye West’s pro-Trump views don’t add up

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018

Kanye West has created a furor on Twitter and in the media since his tweet on April 21, which supported black conservative commentator Candace Owens. “I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” he said. This began a period of political tweeting from West in support of President Trump and his policies....

Commander-in-Tweet: Pop-up showcases President Trump’s social media

Commander-in-Tweet: Pop-up showcases President Trump’s social media

Dirce Toca

October 23, 2017

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” brought a museum-like exhibit satirizing President Trump’s Twitter feed to Chicago for the weekend of Oct. 20. Read More »...

Trump sparks liberal awakening

Trump sparks liberal awakening

Brenden Moore

February 5, 2017

There’s been an awakening. Have you felt it? Read More »

LIVE BLOG: Trump presidency begins with D.C. party, Chicago protests

LIVE BLOG: Trump presidency begins with D.C. party, Chicago protests

Brenden Moore and Danielle Harris

January 20, 2017

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the forty-fifth President of the United States at noon today. The DePaulia has team coverage, with political editor Brenden Moore reporting from Washington D.C. and other reporters covering various protests taking place on campus and around Chicago. Follow along with...

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Young inauguration-goers mull whether Trump represents future

Brenden Moore

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON D.C. -- The swamp began to fill Thursday afternoon as supporters of President-elect Donald Trump came from far and wide to celebrate the billionaire’s once-thought impossible ascension to the U.S. Presidency. Wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hats and other pro-Trump attire, supp...

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Sparse crowds, pockets of resistance evident ahead of Trump’s inauguration

Brenden Moore

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sparse crowds walked the National Mall, snapping pictures and taking in the moment, as the country prepares to inaugurate President-elect Donald Trump in less than 24 hours. Even as vendors sell pro-Trump and anti-Hillary Clinton merchandise steps from the capitol and families with...

Illinois delegation split on attending Trump inauguration

Illinois delegation split on attending Trump inauguration

Associated Press

January 19, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' elected leaders are split on whether they're attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel aren't planning to attend. While Republicans including U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton are going,...

DePaul alum Charlotte Pence talks dad’s election as VP

DePaul alum Charlotte Pence talks dad’s election as VP

Brenden Moore

January 19, 2017

Recent DePaul graduate Charlotte Pence has done what many millennials have upon graduation: move in with her parents. What makes her situation incomparable to others, however, is that as of Jan. 20, home will be the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. and her father, Mike Pence, will be t...

Analysis: Voters knew Trump’s flaws, elected him anyway

Analysis: Voters knew Trump’s flaws, elected him anyway

Brenden Moore

November 14, 2016

It wasn’t supposed to turn out this way. No, everyone from pollsters to pundits to the markets anticipated a historic Hillary Clinton win in the presidential race. Read More »...

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