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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be U.S. president and vice president

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be U.S. president and vice president

Katie Klemme, Contributing Writer November 16, 2020

Americans took to the polls, by mail, drop-off ballot, and in-person on Nov. 3 with a record turnout. The fight for the presidency between current President Donald J. Trump and former vice-president Joseph...

What’s likely to come after election day

What’s likely to come after election day

Isabelle Hajek, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

In anticipation of Tuesday’s election, many individuals have speculated as to how people will react given the preliminary results. Since the results of the election will not be finalized tonight, it...

You’re an idiot. You’re a fascist. This election has tested us.

You’re an idiot. You’re a fascist. This election has tested us.

Susan L. Campbell, Charger Bulletin Advisor November 2, 2020

I grew up in a mixed household. My parents were rock-ribbed Republicans. My mother will go to her grave believing Nixon was framed. My grandparents were yellow-dog Democrats. Fellow Missourian Harry...

Top things to know before the election if you don’t follow politics

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor November 2, 2020

The election this year is facing different circumstances as COVID-19 continues to loom in the U.S. It is understandable that there may be some confusion surrounding the election. With this in mind, here...

Choose the lesser of two evils — But don’t stop there

Mia Steadman, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

This upcoming election has been hanging over the heads of all Americans like a big, gloomy, blue and red cloud. I’ve seen countless Facebook posts, articles and Twitter threads all pondering how we are...

It’s time to pack the court

Barry Lewandowski , Staff Writer November 2, 2020

In 2016, with nearly eight months until the election and 10 months until the end of President Barack Obama’s term, Senate Republicans refused to hold hearings on Merrick Garland, the president’s Supreme...

Talking wrong about voting

Jordan Harris , Contributing Writer November 2, 2020

If you ever hear somebody talk about this election, it is very gloom and doom -- a vote-or-die type of situation. People yell at you to vote, but never explain what you’re voting for, or to just vote...

Debate commission to change format of upcoming presidential debates

Debate commission to change format of upcoming presidential debates

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer October 12, 2020

Less than 24 hours after 2020 presidential nominees Joe Biden and Donald Trump faced off for the first time on the debate stage, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that they would be...

Donald Trump’s Taxes: $750 dollars paid in income taxes in 2016 and 2017, says New York Times report

Donald Trump’s Taxes: $750 dollars paid in income taxes in 2016 and 2017, says New York Times report

Cameron Hailey, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

On Sept. 27, the New York Times released a report on the tax returns of President Trump. In the report, Trump paid $750 in 2016, which was his first year in office. Before the first presidential debate,...

Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Katie Klemme, Contributing Writer October 8, 2020

​While the vice presidential debate on Wednesday night was calmer than the presidential debate on Sept. 29, it still eventually devolved into a debate over facts, each side disagreeing on things said...

Trump and Biden Meet in their First, Chaotic Debate

Trump and Biden Meet in their First, Chaotic Debate

Barry Lewandowski, Contributing Writer September 30, 2020

On Tuesday night in Cleveland, Ohio, the Democratic and Republican nominees for president, former Vice President Joe Biden, and current President Donald Trump participated in their first debate. Despite...

Decision 2020: UNewHaven makes predictions about the upcoming 2020 election

Decision 2020: UNewHaven makes predictions about the upcoming 2020 election

Katie Klemme, Contributing Writer September 28, 2020

The 2020 election may seem far off, but for the University of New Haven campus community, it’s time to make predictions. Almost everyone has an opinion about who should win the presidential election,...

Trump continues to oppose mail-in voting, Republican party concerned

Trump continues to oppose mail-in voting, Republican party concerned

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor September 28, 2020

President Donald Trump’s operation to prevent mail-in voting for the elections this fall is raising fears among Republicans – especially in swing states – that his actions could negatively affect...

Decision 2020: Why vote for them?

Decision 2020: Why vote for them?

Barry Lewandowski, Contributing Writer September 28, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is just over a month away, and with absentee ballots soon to be distributed, students at the University of New Haven are making the case to vote for their candidates. According...

You’re not settling: The case for Joe Biden

You’re not settling: The case for Joe Biden

Barry Lewandowski, Contributing Writer September 28, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau, in 2016, just over 60 percent of eligible Americans exercised their right to vote. While there is no specific reason turnout was so low, the narrative that permeated...

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