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Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

Representative Dent to retire early from Congress in May

Representative Dent to retire early from Congress in May

Robert Sterner, Advisor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Politics

Republican Representative Charlie Dent has announced today his retirement next month.   Previously he had said he would resign at the end of the year.  The resignation may trigger a special election, said Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s office. A statement from him provided few details for ...

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Evangelicals Back Trump in Numbers

Emily Tubbs, Layout Manager

January 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

Some religious groups are catalysts for the Republican Party in this election. On November 8th, the American people spoke by electing Donald J. Trump as the next President of the United States. According to exit polls from The Washington Post, more than 80 percent of white evangelical and born-again Ch...

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...

Republican Kasich and Cruz Drop Out; Trump Presumptive Nominee

Republican Kasich and Cruz Drop Out; Trump Presumptive Nominee

May 23, 2016


Filed under World

By: Abby Shapiro Attrition has narrowed the field to only one. Republicans, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, have dropped out of the race to the Republican Presidential Nomination. Donald J. Trump is therefore the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party. Kasich dropped out on May 4, 2016 and Cruz ...

Cruz and Kasich Join Forces To Stop Trump

Cruz and Kasich Join Forces To Stop Trump

April 27, 2016


Filed under World

By: Robert Sterner On Sunday, the campaigns of Ted Cruz and John Kasich agreed to work together on several upcoming primaries to stop frontrunner Donald Trump. In short, Kasich’s campaign is allowing Cruz to run uncontested against Trump in Indiana.  Cruz is doing the same for Kasich in...

Early States’ Presidential Primary Results

March 15, 2016


Filed under World

By: Anthony Barrett The American people obtained a clearer picture of who the Democrat and Republican presidential nominees will be last Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. On the Republican side, the states Mississippi, Idaho, Michigan, and Hawaii all held their contests. Trump won 71 delegates as well as the states of Michigan, Mississipp...

2016 Presidental Candidate: Ted Cruz

2016 Presidental Candidate: Ted Cruz

March 2, 2016


Filed under World

By: Abby Shapiro Republican Texas Senator, Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, was born December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Canada. Ted graduated from Princeton University in 1992. Then he attended Harvard Law School in 1995. Cruz became the first Hispanic Solicitor General from 2003-2008 and ran for senate in...

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

Political Shift in Pennsylvania Elections

February 8, 2016


Filed under Hershey, World

By: Omer Qureshi Millions of Pennsylvanians’ lives were influenced by several momentous decisions on the 3rd. Pennsylvania was among one of the states to hold state and local elections on November 3rd, 2015. This election cycle marks several demographic shifts in the political landscape of Pennsylvania....

Road to the White House: January 2016 Republican Debate

Road to the White House: January 2016 Republican Debate

February 7, 2016


Filed under World

By: Mason Benovy On Thursday, January, 14th, FOX News held the first Republican debate of 2016. The debate took place at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, South Carolina. Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, and John Kasich took the stage at 9 PM EST. Although...

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