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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...

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)

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

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer 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,”...

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.

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

Nicole Shih, Staff Writer 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...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, steps from his car as he arrives to board a plane at New Castle Airport, in New Castle, Del., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, en route to Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Misinformation regarding COVID, the election plagues social media

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor December 1, 2020

Misinformation about the Covid-19 pandemic, election results and prominent figures impact how the average social media user understands these prevalent issues.  False headlines continue to plague social...

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, foreground, along with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, third from left, and public health officials provide updated public guidance around the coronavirus, during a press conference at the Thompson Center, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Chicago.

Experts say distrust in state officials, flawed pension systems led to Fair Tax defeat

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor November 30, 2020

After a heated battle between Gov. J.B. Pritzker and state billionaires leading up to the election, Illinois voters ultimately voted against the proposed Fair Tax Amendment – which would change the state’s...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden looks to supporters and members of the press while arriving to a campaign event Friday, Oct. 16. 2020 in Southfield, Mich. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP)

Biden flips 2 Illinois counties as Democrats lose 3 state House seats

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer November 22, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden flipped McClean and Kendall Counties, while in down-ballot races, Republicans picked up three seats in the Illinois State House of Representatives. In the Illinois legislative...

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)

OPINION: The Electoral College is not representative of American voters

Elana Garay, Staff Writer 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,...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate in Wilmington, Del. Black policy leaders will play a pivotal role in President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, marking one of the most diverse presidential agency review teams in history. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

World leaders respond to election results

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

As President Donald Trump continues to declare victory despite vote tallies showing President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 election, foreign leaders are responding to America’s election...

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Crowds gather across Trump Tower in Chicago after Joe Biden is declared winner of presidential election.

Thousands gather outside Trump Tower after Biden wins election

Eric Henry, Photo Editor 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...

In this March 10, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

Election 2020: Biden wins presidential election

JOUR 325 Political Reporting November 3, 2020

Follow along for live coverage of the Presidential Election, State's Attorney's race, Senate races, and more. Presidential election: Results by state First reported by Associated Press Chart by...

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)

Harris’ past prosecutorial record raises questions in some voters

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor November 1, 2020

When former Vice President Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate for the 2020 election, her past prosecutorial record quickly became a source of controversy for prospective voters.  The...

Special Issue: Election 2020

Special Issue: Election 2020

DePaulia Staff November 1, 2020

After a hectic campaigning season, President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will face off in an election unlike any before. While a vast number of voters have already cast their...

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