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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Ortiz: Letters From Berlin, Part 1: Who Replaces Merkel?

Ortiz: Letters From Berlin, Part 1: Who Replaces Merkel?

September 24, 2021

Throughout my time in high school and at Northwestern, I’ve gained a penchant for electoral politics, both in the United States and abroad. With the rise of fast, consistent internet in the 2010s, I...

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Western Springs), left, and two-time challenger Marie Newman. Newman defeated the incumbent Lipinksi in the Democratic primary for Illinois’ Third Congressional district on Tuesday. Newman spoke to the College Democrats on Thursday.

Marie Newman talks Medicare for All, election at Q&A session

May 14, 2020

Congressional candidate Marie Newman discussed progressive policy solutions during a Thursday Q&A with Northwestern University College Democrats. Newman is a Chicago native and former entrepreneur who...

While progressive insurgent candidates may struggle to gain traction amid social distancing guidelines, incumbent performance may be a more relevant factor in election outcomes as officials mobilize their coronavirus response.

“Uncharted territory”: While COVID-19 may halt momentum, insurgent campaigns could gain from increased scrutiny on incumbents

May 10, 2020

When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suspended his presidential campaign, supporters turned to down-ballot races to further progressive ideals in the Democratic Party. But for progressive figureheads trying...

Sanders’ campaign suspension left his progressive voter base conflicted about voting for a moderate candidate. With former Vice President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee, many supporters have mixed feelings.

Sanders supporters weigh in on campaign suspension, Biden endorsement

April 27, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suspended his campaign for president in early April, endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden less than a week later. Sanders’ campaign suspension left his progressive...

Former Vice President Joe Biden at a rally in Virginia before Super Tuesday. Biden is the presumptive presidential nominee for the Democratic Party for the 2020 election, but COVID-19 has affected the way Biden, and other candidates, will have to campaign.

Amid an uncertain election cycle, organizers move campaigning online

April 26, 2020

Voter turnout in the 2018 Illinois Democratic primary was up 300 percent from the 2014 primary, and November 2018 saw the highest Illinois voter turnout for a midterm election since 1990. But the novel...

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