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Michael Moore’s impassioned battle cry

Michael Moore’s impassioned battle cry

Michael Brzezinski, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

Election Night 2016 remains one of the most shocking moments in contemporary American history almost two years later. One is still able to vividly recall watching TV that night and seeing the Hillary supporters tearfully look upon the election results as Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” plays among...

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election

Susan Walsh, Associated Press

September 17, 2018

Nation & World Brief: September 17 In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election would be how voters feel about Trump. And the majority of the electorate, including a size-able percentage of Republican-leaning vo...

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...

Eulogy for a fake populist presidency

Ally Zacek | The DePaulia

D.K. Schwartz, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018

We are gathered here today to remember the 45th presidency of the United States. A one-term presidency born by a historic upset. A victory delivered by union democrats of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Voters who had handed these upper Midwestern states to Obama over Romney/Ryan in 2012 turne...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

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The Associated Press

October 9, 2017

International headlines to know this week [accordions] [accordion title="Trump considering 'bump stock' ban" load="show"] President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 2, 2017

A Rohingya Muslims girl rests on a pile of bags, as she waits with others to walk towards a camp for refugees after crossing into Bangladesh from Myanmar, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. More than a month after Myanmar's refugees began spilling across the border, the U.N. says more than half a million have arrived. The prejudice and hostility that Rohingya Muslims face in Myanmar stretch beyond the country's notoriously brutal security forces to a general population receptive to an often-virulent form of Buddhist nationalism that has seen a resurgence since the end of military rule. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

The Associated Press

October 2, 2017

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Chaotic protests form in shadow of Trump’s inauguration

A parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker, and Jack Gillum

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes that led to more than 200 arrests. Police used pepper spray and stun grenades to prevent the chaos from...

Trump supporters vindicated on Inauguration Day

Eric Sullivan, a student at the University of Connecticut, proudly displays his pro-Trump flag. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

Brenden Moore

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After facing ridicule from acquaintances, friends, family as well as pressure from popular culture, a feeling of vindication swirled around the National Mall as supporters of Donald Trump celebrated the billionaire’s inauguration as the forty-fifth president of the United States...

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

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump arrive at a pre-Inaugural

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...

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