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Gerrymandering poses questions for fair elections

Gerrymandering poses questions for fair elections

Kevin Gross

October 12, 2014

With the November midterm elections beckoning, concerns are arising as to how the decisions of voters may be challenged via the constantly increasing effects of political gerrymandering. Gerrymandering, or the redistricting of voter districts for political purposes, occurs because state legisla...

Broken branches and Obama drama

Broken branches and Obama drama

Marcus Cirone

September 28, 2014

With what seems like something out of a bad soap opera, the House of Representatives has decided to sue President Barack Obama for using executive actions dealing with Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act. Read More »...

National Briefs: Sept. 29

National Briefs: Sept. 29

Associated Press

September 28, 2014

US Attorney General Eric Holder resigns Washington, DC — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama...

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Ald. Michele Smith speaks to DePaul College Democrats

Brenden Moore

September 25, 2014

Alderman Michele Smith (43rd Ward) spoke to the DePaul Democrats Tuesday night on topics ranging from the responsibilities of an alderman to her upcoming re-election campaign. With students from around the country and world attending DePaul, the city’s political process can be confusing. So in her talk, Smith started with explaining the r...

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