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Editorial: The White House doesn’t need Beto, but the U.S. Senate does

Editorial: The White House doesn’t need Beto, but the U.S. Senate does

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 3, 2019

This is where he’s needed most, and with his name now recognized even more widely than in 2018, he might have the momentum to unseat Cruz.

Opinion | Warren leaves much to be desired as a Democratic frontrunner

Opinion | Warren leaves much to be desired as a Democratic frontrunner

By Hayden Timmins, Staff Columnist

October 20, 2019

While Warren is becoming increasingly popular, a closer inspection of her policies shows her ideas are outlandish and, in some cases, unconstitutional.

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: A new top dog

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: A new top dog

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

October 16, 2019

The Oct. 15 debate ushered in a new phase of the race, one in which Elizabeth Warren became the woman to beat, Pete Buttigieg showed his chutzpah and Joe Biden slipped into irrelevance.

Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

Unpacking Pitt’s appeal as a campaign stop for 2020 candidates

By Rebecca Johnson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Almost every candidate who’s come to Pittsburgh as part of the 2020 presidential campaign has made a stop in Oakland.

Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar packs Stack’d

Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar packs Stack’d

By Rachel Romac, For The Pitt News

September 18, 2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar entered Stack’d Burgers and Beer with a strong smile and wave, to chants of “Amy! Amy! Amy!” from the bar area and the sidewalk next to the restaurant.

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: the good, the bad and the Biden

Opinion | Democratic debate blurbs: the good, the bad and the Biden

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

September 15, 2019

While less chaotic than the previous debates, Thursday night did not disappoint on delivering catchy one liners, cat fights and some extremely powerful statements.

Opinion | Candidates who didn’t qualify for the September debate need to drop out

Opinion | Candidates who didn’t qualify for the September debate need to drop out

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

September 9, 2019

The Iowa caucus is still about five months away, and already people are starting to feel fatigued from the Democratic Primary.

Opinion | Want to break the glass ceiling? Stop focusing on gender

Opinion | Want to break the glass ceiling? Stop focusing on gender

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

July 9, 2019

Focusing on anything other than candidates’ abilities is not only a slap in the face to women who have spent their lives fighting to serve the country, but also hinders our ability to get the best person for the job. 

Opinion | Candidate “electability” argument isn’t relevant

Opinion | Candidate “electability” argument isn’t relevant

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

May 28, 2019

People don’t seem to understand what they’re saying when they talk about electability or what a self-fulfilling prophecy it becomes, and voting for the candidate they deem most “electable” in the Democratic primary instead of the candidate they genuinely want isn’t a good way to go about things.

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