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Who will Trump Appoint to the Supreme Court?

Who will Trump Appoint to the Supreme Court?

Cara McErlean, Feature Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Politics

Now that he has secured the presidency, Donald Trump has the opportunity to secure a conservative majority in the Supreme Court. Since the death of Justice Anthony Scalia last February, there has been a vacant spot on the Supreme Court. Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland for the seat, but the Republican house and senate post...

Trump protesters take on NYC

Trump protesters take on NYC

Kaitlin Christ, Reporter

November 30, 2016


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Demonstrators against Donald Trump protested the outcome of the presidential election outside Trump Tower in New York City on November 12th, 2016. The street surrounding Trump Tower was closed off due to hundreds of people protesting Trump winning the election. A majority of people in attenda...

PA Bolsters Republican’s Campaign for Majority

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Politics

Although the main focus on Tuesday was the presidential race, each of the states had their own races with equally important results. In the United States Senate election, Pat Toomey took the win against Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania by a margin of 1,100,165 votes - 48 to 47 percent, according to Politi...

What Does Donald Trump’s Win Mean for the Economy?

Abby Shapiro, Reporter/Copy Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Politics

Throughout all the chaos and protests from the aftermath of a life-altering election, money is still an important asset to focus on for a growing economy. Throughout the entirety of the election process, there has been a constant battle between political parties. Now that Republican presidential nom...

ObamaCare vs TrumpCare

ObamaCare vs TrumpCare

Kate Sinz, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Politics

Through President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign, one of his promises was the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ObamaCare. But what does that really mean? According to ObamaCareFacts.com, the ACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010 and was upheld by the Supreme Court June 28...

The 2016 Election: Third Parties and Their Effect

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter/Copy Editor

November 21, 2016


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Though they are small in number, third party voters may have helped Republican nominee, Donald Trump, win the election. With Trump and Clinton as the leading candidates, many people who disliked both were considering voting a third party. The outcome: third parties won only about four percent of the vote and received n...

Trump Poll Numbers Secure Presidency

Trump Poll Numbers Secure Presidency

Evan Spinney, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

It was no easy path for Donald Trump, but in the end he defeated Hillary Clinton. Despite the many predictions for Clinton to stump Trump in the 2016 election, it was not enough. According to Daily Intelligencer, these predictions included the national and swing-state polling averages, the pro...

General election unaffected by voter fraud

General election unaffected by voter fraud

Camille Heck, Copy Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

On November 8, 2016, the American people voted for their future. Many, it seems, were not satisfied with the decision made by the people. Donald J. Trump, the Republican candidate, clinched the election, winning 290 electoral college votes. However, people are questioning if this outcome was jus...

Why Hillary Clinton Lost 2016 Election

Sofia Suri, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Politics

Every four years the process starts over again: speeches, debates, rallies, and votes. On November 8th, 2016 at 2:00 am Donald J. Trump was announced the president-elect of the United States. It was a night where people both celebrated and mourned. Those in celebration didn’t think twice about the elect...

Minorities on President-Elect Trump

Emily Liesch, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Politics

After a tumultuous race for the presidency, Trump has come out on top only to find a nation immensely divided. Election Day 2016 brought 130 million (about 57%) of eligible American voters to the polls, according to Business Insider. CNN reported that the voter turnout this year was the lowest since 1996. Of those 130 million, 88% of African-American voters and 65% of Hispanic voters supported D...

Hillary Clinton: Teenage Edition

Hillary Clinton: Teenage Edition

Jenny Kim, Managing Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Politics

Before the media, before the reputation, who was she? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in the attention of American citizens for quite some time. Long before the email investigations, Clinton was just a high school girl ready to take on the world. However, she was not an ordinary case. Cli...

Trump TV?

Haley Daniels, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Politics

A new tactic used by Donald Trump has some questioning his presidential ability. That tactic is what many are calling Trump TV. As of now, it isn’t much of TV; it is only an iPad videotaping a couple of his supporters, streamed on Facebook Live. Reported by CNN (Cable News Network), Trump is “pa...

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