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Republicans lack success in first year of Trump administration

Republicans lack success in first year of Trump administration

March 14, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20 The Republicans had the majority. In both houses and the oval office. Going into February of last year, the potential power of the Republicans was striking fear into the heart of lead Democrats. Then, the year passed. Democrats were surprised. The Republican majority in the...

After 100 years, Planned Parenthood keeps fighting

After 100 years, Planned Parenthood keeps fighting

June 6, 2017

Lulu Stracher ’17   Last month, as Planned Parenthood celebrated its 100th anniversary,  Republicans in House of Representatives passed a health care bill called the American Health Care Act or AHCA, that would not only strip 24 million Americans of their health insurance, it would also ...

Pre-congress retreat raises questions about Trump’s executive orders

Pre-congress retreat raises questions about Trump’s executive orders

March 7, 2017

Anna Rhoads '19 and Kayla Sirlin '19 The GOP headed to a pre-congress retreat in Philadelphia on Jan. 25. The retreat lasted three days with the agenda of deciding what the party wants to accomplish and examining the executive orders Trump has been making. On Thursday the 26 at the retreat, Trump...

You’re fired, I’m hired…again

You’re fired, I’m hired…again

Margot Mather, A&E Editor

May 19, 2016

*Satire* As “The Donald” secured the Republican presidential nomination many find themselves wondering who he will choose for his elected running mate. However, the populace clearly has forgotten what Trump stands for, and therefore have failed to consider the possibility that he will be his ...

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Sophie Call and Claudia Chen, Staff Writers

May 5, 2016

The Republican National Convention may be holding its first contested convention since 1976 from July 18 to 21. A contested convention occurs when no single nominee has obtained the necessary number of delegates in order to secure the nomination. According to Politico, the Republican nominee would need...

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