The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: Will the blue wall hold in 2020?

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

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...

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes Illinois governor election to Bruce Rauner

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

November 5, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded the gubernatorial election Wednesday afternoon to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn, who refused to accept Rauner's victory on Tuesday night, said he wanted to wait until every vote was counted. However, at a press conference Wednesday, Quinn said a victory was no longer possible. "It's clear that we...