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Democracy in action: Why we shouldn’t run Kanye out of politics

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Xavier Richardson, Staff Writer

August 28, 2020

Ever since Kanye West announced his presidential bid in early July, many Americans have questioned the validity of West’s political aspirations. Whether this is a serious effort to take office or merely a publicity stunt, West is determined to get his name on the ballot in as many states as possib...

Clinton craves relevance

Clinton craves relevance

Geoffrey Okolo, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

In a recent interview publicizing her Hulu docuseries, Hillary Clinton characterized surging presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as an unlikeable career politician who gets nothing done because no one wants to work with him. When addressing his supporters, Clinton said she felt bad because Bernie sup...

Bernie Sanders enters 2020 Presidential election

Alfonzo Mendoza

February 26, 2019

Following his 2020 presidential candidacy announcement, Sen. Bernie Sanders sent shock waves throughout the Democratic Party once again as his campaign contributions broke records. Receiving almost $5.9 million from 223,000 donors in the first 24 hours of his announcement eclipsed the previous first...