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Looking Into Midterm Results

Looking Into Midterm Results

Karina Krul, Ediotr-In-Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under U.S. News

Ballots are still being counted from the Nov. 6 midterm elections, but, so far official results show a shift in party control, as the Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives. Currently, Democrats have a 29-seat lead in the house, after gaining 32 in the midterms, with 10 seats still undecided. In the Senate, the Republicans furthered their lead by two seats for a total of five more than the Democrats...

Election Night 2012

Liana Teixeira

November 14, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

The NAACP brought students of all political ideologies together for a night of election coverage. Dozens of students crowded inside the Bartels dining hall on election night, anxiously watching CNN’s coverage of the 2012 presidential election results. The fierce campaigning finally came to an ...

Republicans Unhappy With 2012 Candidates

Miriam Correia

September 28, 2011


Filed under Politics

When asked how they feel about the GOP candidates, the word unimpressed came up a lot.  The Washington Post polled voters, asking them to describe the choices in one word, and 37% of Republicans and Republican leaners used negative ones.  According to the Washington Post, 44% of all those polled used...

Democrats and Republicans Celebrate Midterm Victories

Liana Teixeira

November 10, 2010


Filed under Global News, Politics

After months of heated debates between Republican and Democratic candidates, the 2010 midterm elections have finally drawn to a close. Voters across the United States eagerly headed to the polls on Tuesday, November 2 to decide on multiple congressional and state government offices. Results f...

Victorious GOP Sets Out to Repair Image

The Associated Press

November 10, 2010


Filed under Global News

WASHINGTON – Republicans cast themselves as the anti-Obama and scored a blowout at the polls. Now their real work — repairing the party's still-tattered image and earning voters' trust — begins. It's a mammoth job, made more difficult by the very things that propelled the GOP to the House majority...

Republicans Lead in Critical Polls

Christopher Whalen

October 27, 2010


Filed under Global News, Politics

On Tuesday, November, 2, the 2010 midterm elections will commence. Currently there are 59 democratic seats, 41 republican seats, and 2 independent seats. Of the 100 senate seats, 37 of them are up for re-election. Despite sweeping the 2008 elections, democrats are feeling pressure from the Americ...

Obama Likely to Focus on Deficit in Next 2 Years

The Associated Press

October 27, 2010


Filed under Global News, Politics

WASHINGTON – Preparing for political life after a bruising election, President Barack Obama will put greater emphasis on fiscal discipline, a nod to a nation sick of spending and to a Congress poised to become more Republican, conservative and determined to stop him. He is already giving clues about...

Brown: Mass. victory sends “very powerful message’

Liz De La Torre

January 20, 2010


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press BOSTON – Republican Scott Brown, fresh from a stunning Massachusetts Senate victory that shook the power balance on Capitol Hill, declared Wednesday that his election had sent a "very powerful message" that voters are weary of backroom deals and Washington business-as-usual. Democrats...

McCain strategist defends Palin as 2008 VP choice

Liz De La Torre

October 15, 2009


Filed under Global News

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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