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[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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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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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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Amy Coney Barrett spoke at Jacksonville University in November 2016 about the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Four years later, Barrett was appointed to the Supreme Court. [Photo provided by Jacksonville University]

[Opinion] The Supreme Court Justice nomination should have made been after the election

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Sept. 18 left an untimely vacancy on the nation’s highest court. With Election Day on Nov. 3, it is not the proper time to have that spot replaced. Instead, the person who fulfills the role of the […]

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump, shown in a reflection, participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the last debate between the two candidates before the election on November 3. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

MSD students react to the upcoming election

With the United States presidential election coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 3, many students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have formed opinions on which candidate they support. While some endorse current President Donald Trump and others back former Vice President Joseph “Joe” Biden, some […]

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What is on the Nov. 3rd election ballot?

What is on the Nov. 3rd election ballot?

In just a couple weeks, the 2020 general election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Parkland residents will have the opportunity to vote for the Parkland Mayor, Parkland city commissioners, President of the United States and much more.  National Government First on the ballot […]

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