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In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Progressives are calling for the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Breyer

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor May 16, 2021

Progressives are encouraging Justice Stephen Breyer to resign in hopes that President Joe Biden will appoint the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. Breyer, 82, is known for his progressive rulings...

President Joe Biden waves as he departs after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, Saturday, April 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The climate crisis is embedded in Biden’s American Jobs Plan

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor April 12, 2021

On March 31, President Biden unveiled a $2 trillion plan that seeks to boost the nation’s infrastructure while furthering the president’s agenda to rebuild the economy and address climate change and...

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 Women's 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...

President Joe Biden waves as he arrives for Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, Saturday, March 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden’s American Rescue Plan approved in the Senate

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor March 7, 2021

The Senate approved President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package Saturday, after an overnight debate in which Democrats persuaded dissenters within their own party to vote for the legislation....

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...

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)

OPINION: Executive Orders are necessary against the backdrop of a polarized Congress

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor February 14, 2021

Despite his best efforts to tout “progress,” President Joe Biden is still reminiscent of past eras of American politics in which promises of social change are over-promised and under-served.  With...

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after stepping off Air Force One at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden pandemic response strategy aims to rebuild public trust, increase vaccine rollout

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor February 14, 2021

President Joe Biden announced Thursday during remarks at the National Institutes of Health that he finalized deals to buy 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Moderna by the end of July.  This...

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after stepping off Air Force One at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden promised to prioritize immigration. Will he follow through?

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor February 10, 2021

President Joe Biden has promised to prioritize immigration reform and sent a bill to Congress that aims to implement a better path to citizenship. Formally titled the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, the...

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after stepping off Air Force One at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden’s executive orders lay a foundation for racial equity

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor February 7, 2021

President Joe Biden signed four executive orders to promote racial equity in his first two weeks in office.  The orders included reaffirming tribal sovereignty, ending federal funding in private prisons,...

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

The Latest: Biden sworn in as nation’s 46th president

Associated Press January 20, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Joe Biden has officially become the 46th president of the United States. Biden took the oath...

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