Tag: Donald Trump

[Multimedia] Joe Biden sworn into office at 2021 presidential inauguration

[Multimedia] Joe Biden sworn into office at 2021 presidential inauguration

*Co-written by Haley Jackson, Abby Marton, Kate Becker, Ryan Shimony and Zach Weisberg

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., signs the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump during an engrossment ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

The U.S. House of Representatives passes to impeach former President Donald Trump for a second time

On Jan. 13, 2021, one week after rioters ambushed the United States Capitol in an attempt to overturn former President Donald Trump’s defeat in the 2020 presidential election, the United States House of Representatives voted 230-197 to impeach Trump for the second time.   Trump was […]

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. A pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images/TNS) ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **

Trump mob causes insurrection on Capitol Hill

On Jan. 6, 2021, lawmakers met at the United States Capitol to certify the 2020 presidential election results. Shortly after beginning their proceedings, they were interrupted by a mob of rioters who hoped to overturn the defeat of current President Donald Trump. This event came […]

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Campaign crossover. Cheerfully posing in the popular game "Animal Crossing", president-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris promote their candidacy in the 2020 presidential election. Biden's marketing campaign utilized strategies such as interaction with the popular culture of younger voters and the online medium in order to adapt to the circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic and changing social trends. Photo by Biden Campaign/Nintendo.

[Editorial] Political cultures built on superficial values mislead voters

“Other politicians are untrustworthy. Other politicians are devious. Other politicians manipulate. But I am responsible. I am virtuous. I seek the greater good.” These are the claims that drive political culture, wherein a political influencer seeks to convince their audience to support them, as opposed […]

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[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

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President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Electoral College certification at the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 14, 2020. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Despite deceptive early results, former Vice President Joe Biden wins the presidency

On Saturday, Nov. 7, after days of counting over 155 million ballots, the networks of CNN, NBC and Fox News collectively declared Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris the winners of the 2020 Presidential Election. With record voting turnout, this election, and what some […]

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[Opinion] Donald Trump is the least effective president

[Opinion] Donald Trump is the least effective president

Donald Trump’s effectiveness in office is compared to that of past presidents such as Barack Obama. Graphic by Melodie Vo

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A rally to "Stop the Steal" and to count every legal vote of the election is held at the Pennsylvania state Capitol in Harrisburg, November 5. Photo by Dan Gleiter

[Editorial] Donald Trump should concede the presidential election

On Nov. 5, when major networks CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all projected that candidate Joe Biden would be elected President of the United States, Democratic voters across the country rejoiced in what stood out as a decisive electoral win against current President Donald Trump, […]

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Younger political leaders tend to be more representative of issues that dis­pro­por­tion­ate­ly affect the youth such as climate change, LGBTQ+ rights and student debt. Graphic by Melodie Vo

[Editorial] Younger politicians are a better representation of the youth

As hate crimes rise, glaciers melt and civil unrest becomes near unavoidable, it’s time that the youth of our country get the political representation they need to solve the issues that affect them. The only way for a political system to be entirely representative of […]

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Graphic by Travis Newbery

[Opinion] The two-party system is ruinous to the future of American politics

Did you know that the two-party system we have today has been in place since the 1850s? That’s right, the Democratic and Republican parties have been vying for the hearts of the American people for the last 170 years, and that’s a very unsettling prospect. […]

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