The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: Will the blue wall hold in 2020?

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

November 19, 2018

President Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 presidential election was largely a result of him winning three key states: Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. These states, which lie in the Rust Belt, had been Democratic...

Levine-Drizin: Expanding liberal dialogue beyond anti-racism to address economic redistribution

Gabe Levine-Drizin, Op-Ed Contributor

January 15, 2018

In her column, “Conservatism must shift approach to social issues in Trump era,” Heena Srivastava is right to highlight that college campuses are generally left of center and offers an interesting and well-conceived history...

Letter to the Editor: Virginia’s elections hold significance for national politics

November 21, 2017

Two strong signals were sent to the nation as the results of Virginia’s Nov. 7 election trickled in: Americans are rejecting President Donald Trump and his conservative agenda, and progressives are energized and ready to help...

Sainati: Virginia’s election is promising for Democrats, but shouldn’t be overemphasized

Leo Sainati, Columnist

November 19, 2017

Virginia’s gubernatorial election earlier this month received widespread media attention for voters’ apparent "rejection of Trumpism." These narratives treated Virginia like a contentious swing state, and Republican candidate...