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Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ends 2020 GOP bid against Trump

Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ends 2020 GOP bid against Trump

Associated Press

February 7, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles from the start. “I’m suspending my campaign, but our fight against the Cult of Trump is ju...

DePaul alum running for Katie Hill’s congressional seat

DePaul alum running for Katie Hill’s congressional seat

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

November 11, 2019

George Papadopoulos, a former DePaul student who was a foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump and a key figure in the Mueller investigation, has filed to run for Congresswoman Katie Hill’s newly-vacant seat. Hill resigned from her seat in California’s 25th congressional district in la...

1 Year Out: A divided nation lurches toward 2020 election

1 Year Out: A divided nation lurches toward 2020 election

Julie Pace, Associated Press

November 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — One year from Sunday, voters will decide whether to grant President Donald Trump a second term in office, an election that will be a referendum on Trump's vision for America's culture and role in the world. Much is unknown about how the United States and its politics will look...

Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition

Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition

Michael Balsamo and Mary Clare Jalonick

October 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans briefly brought the Democrat-led impeachment investigation to a halt when around two dozen GOP House members stormed into a closed-door deposition with a Defense Department official. Democrats said the move compromised national security because some of the Republicans took e...

OPINION: Opposing 2020 Republican candidates noticeably missing from media narrative

OPINION: Opposing 2020 Republican candidates noticeably missing from media narrative

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2019

As I tuned in last Tuesday night into the Democratic debate, I saw 12 different faces on the stage; this means 12 different voices and 12 different arguments to pay attention to. These 12 represent the largest number of candidates to ever appear in a primary debate.   With the amount of faces on the Democratic stag...

Some in GOP want Trump inquiry but balk at impeachment talk

Some in GOP want Trump inquiry but balk at impeachment talk

Sara Burnett, Associated Press

October 3, 2019

They don’t like the talk of impeachment, but there’s a small and growing number of Republicans who want the Democratic-run House investigation of President Donald Trump to proceed. Several House Republicans have said in recent days that they want answers to questions about Trump’s dealings with...

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem ‘squad’ in campaign attacks

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press

August 30, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, Nancy Pelosi. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the "squad" of freshmen women of color are emerging as new stars of Republican attacks against Democrats running for Congress. The tone is being set from the top as President Donald Trump bashes the four squad members with...

Trump accepts GOP nomination, vows to restore “law and order”

Trump accepts GOP nomination, vows to restore “law and order”

Brenden Moore

July 22, 2016

Speaking in Nixonian terms of restoring “law and order,” Donald Trump accepted the Republican for president Thursday night before exuberant party delegates in Cleveland. The nominee, in unusually dark terms for an acceptance speech, sought to cast an image of an America plagued by rampant urban c...

Republican presidential candidates and messages of false hope

Republican presidential candidates and messages of false hope

Marcus Cirone

May 17, 2015

“Defeat the Washington machine! Unleash the American dream.” This is the campaign slogan of Republican presidential candidate, and current Kentucky senator Rand Paul. Paul, a doctor turned United States senator, is the son of former presidential candidate Ron Paul who was a congressman from Texas for more than two decades. ...

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