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Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Beto O’Rourke Discusses Gun Violence with Newtown Community

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

November 13, 2019

Former U.S. presidential candidate Beto O' Rourke visited Newton on Oct. 30, and talked about gun violence. (O'Rourke dropped out of the presidential race two days after the event. The New York Times  reported that O'Rourke withdrew from the race because of a lack of funding.) Local gun law activ...

Students Get Inside Look at Political Process

The Charger Bulletin

November 14, 2012

UNH  Today In Cristal Reyes’s mind, her history classes and what is taking place in politics are inextricably linked. “Being interested in politics is second nature to me,” she said. “You can’t understand important parts of history without understanding politics.” With a presidential...

Romney Picks Ryan for Running Mate

The Associated Press

August 29, 2012

NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, according to a Republican with knowledge of the development. They will appear together Saturday in Norfolk, Va., at the start of a four-state bus tour to introduce the newly...

The Campaign

Ana Abraham

August 29, 2012

The last dedicated political movie to hit the box offices was The Ides of March in October of 2011. Although, this fast-paced crash course into dirty politics starring George Clooney and Ryan Gosling was about as far away as the genre can take you from this summer’s latest comedy, The Campaign. ...

Legal Clause Thwarts Wyclef Jean’s Candidacy

Liz De La Torre

August 25, 2010

Despite ample campaigning for president, it looks like hip hop star Wyclef Jean will not be the face that helps restore the “pearl of the Antille,” as he so affectionately calls his homeland, Haiti. After the earthquake that destroyed much of the country, Wyclef Jean spoke out about his desire to...

McCain strategist defends Palin as 2008 VP choice

Liz De La Torre

October 15, 2009

From The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A top adviser from John McCain's presidential campaign who has criticized Sarah Palin's odds as a 2012 presidential candidate defended Wednesday the decision to pick her as McCain's 2008 running mate. Steve Schmidt, who was chief strategist for t...

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