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Ellen: Democratic Impeachment Efforts May Help Trump in 2020

Ellen: Democratic Impeachment Efforts May Help Trump in 2020

By KC Ellen

October 16, 2019

Amid the influx of news following the announcement by House Democrats of their impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, it can be hard to keep up with what is happening in American politics. Considering the ramifications of this controversial decision is even more challenging, especially as we move...

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

Edwards: The Manipulative Motive Behind a Census Citizenship Question

By Sheely Edwards

July 14, 2019

  In preparation for the decennial census, the Federal Government has to prepare and print more than 1.5 billion sheets of paper to be mailed out in 2020. Printing begins six months early in order to ensure that the questionnaire is ready in time. So far, it seems that the Trump administration has m...

Reese: Close the Camps

Reese: Close the Camps

By Isaac Reese

July 13, 2019

  It is undoubtable that the U.S. government and U.S. border patrol are currently placing thousands of migrants into what should be considered concentration camps. Since Donald Trump was elected, the U.S. government has become responsible for at least 24 deaths within these camps, seven of them children. They are also responsible for the effects of the inhumane immigration policies perpetrated by the Trum...

Barron: Moderates Like McAdams Are Crucial to Democratic Majority, Ocasio-Cortez Is Not

Barron: Moderates Like McAdams Are Crucial to Democratic Majority, Ocasio-Cortez Is Not

By Morgan Barron

June 12, 2019

Rep. Ben McAdams is not the "coolest” politician on the Hill. His social media accounts are underwhelming when compared with that of his his famous colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. His online presence is approachable and reminiscent of a friendly neighborhood dad — in that his kids probab...

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

Alvarado: The Senate Does Not Reflect the American Public

By Andrea Alvarado

November 21, 2018

  The United States Congress is a complex, confounding and controversial creature. This branch of government appeared to hold a special place in the hearts the Founding Fathers, who dedicated the entire Article I of the Constitution to a detailed definition of the powers and responsibilities...

Love, McAdams Debate Highlights Negativity in an Already Contentious Race

Love, McAdams Debate Highlights Negativity in an Already Contentious Race

By Nelson Lotz

October 18, 2018

  As ballots were mailed out across the state this week, Rep. Mia Love, Republican, and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, Democrat, faced off in a combative debate at Salt Lake Community College. This was the only debate for the 4th Congressional District race and was hosted by the bipartis...

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

Scott: Millennials Deserve a Seat at the Table

By Elise Scott

July 27, 2018

About a month ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the nation, ousting the district’s incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley in the primary election for New York's 14th Congressional District. Crowley hadn’t faced an intra-party challenge in fourteen years, yet Ocasio-Cortez's win sent him packing...

Conversation with the 2nd District Candidates

Conversation with the 2nd District Candidates

October 29, 2014

  The Daily Utah Chronicle sat down with the candidates for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes the U and some of the surrounding areas. The election on Nov. 4 is between incumbent Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), and State Sen. Luz Robles (D-Salt Lake). The two answered questions about...

Doug Owens vs. Mia Love

Doug Owens vs. Mia Love

October 29, 2014

  Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug Owens are vying for the open 4th congressional district. Many issues divide the two candidates, but student loans have forged a valley. In the only televised debate between the two candidates, The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Owens criticized Love for her pre...

Utah must redistrict to prevent misrepresentation

Utah must redistrict to prevent misrepresentation

November 13, 2013

Recent congressional misadventures all have the same theme. Be it the continuing debate over health care or the near annual budget crisis, the legislature is defined by partisan gridlock. Congressmen are more interested in gaining political victories to hang their hats on rather than passing responsi...

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