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Satire | Nine ways I would have pranked the voter fraud hotline

Satire | Nine ways I would have pranked the voter fraud hotline

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist November 20, 2020
It is too late for senior staff columnist Alex Dolinger to call the voter fraud hotline, but it is never too late for them to capitalize on their mildly humorous ideas through this publication.
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Satire | Ode to Steve Kornacki

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor November 13, 2020
Must I tell you why he is a legend? Probably not, but I’m going to anyway.
After stepping off of his plane at Pittsburgh International Airport, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waved a Terrible Towel and threw it into the crowd before his speech on Nov. 6, 2016.

Republicans reflect on Trump’s loss, down-ballot wins

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
While Joe Biden supporters celebrated his Saturday victory in the 2020 presidential election, President Donald Trump’s supporters had to face the reality of the Republican president losing reelection. While Biden may have turned Pennsylvania blue, Republicans still won congressional seats, giving Pennsylvania Republicans something to celebrate for themselves.
Pittsburghers celebrate Joe Biden's victory at the intersection of Forbes and Murray avenues in Squirrel Hill.

‘A road to recovery’: Pitt students reflect on Biden victory

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor November 7, 2020
Meera Tikku and Shruti Sethuraman found out the results of the presidential election in true 2020 fashion — while scrolling through TikTok.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, held a drive-in rally and concert featuring pop star Lady Gaga outside Heinz Field Monday night — their final event before the election.

Joe Biden elected 46th president in historic election

By Rebecca Johnson, Mary Rose O'Donnell, and Jon Moss November 7, 2020
Joe Biden elected 46th president in historic election, according to The Associated Press. A rebuilt “blue wall” of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin ultimately helped Biden surpass 270 electoral votes.
Editorial | Top 10 things to do while awaiting election results

Editorial | Top 10 things to do while awaiting election results

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 6, 2020
It’s unclear when we’re going to get finalized presidential election results. Or sleep. Here are the top 10 things we’re going to do in the meantime.
Demonstrators gather on the sidewalk outside of the City-County Building entrance calling for every vote to be counted in the 2020 election on Wednesday afternoon.

Protesters gather outside the City-County Building to protect votes

By Nathan Fitchett, Senior Staff Writer November 6, 2020
Two rallies were held at the City-County Building Downtown Wednesday afternoon looking to ensure that the presidential vote wasn’t called before all ballots are counted. Trump filed lawsuits in three swing states Wednesday to halt vote counting.
Incumbent Mike Doyle (D) easily overcame challenger Luke Negron (R) in the 18th Congressional District.

Many local races still too early to call

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor November 4, 2020
With much of the country focused on the presidential race, there’s a number of state and local seats that were up for grabs on Tuesday. But many of the elections are still too early to call, as of 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Pitt adjunct professor Aaron Bernstine has served as representative for the state House 10th District for the past two terms and most recently served on the House Commerce, Insurance, Health and Game and Fisheries committees.

Pitt adjunct professor retains House seat

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor November 4, 2020
Pitt adjunct professor Aaron Bernstine (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) will keep his state House seat, despite his party calling for his resignation after a video of Bernstine encouraging his son to act inappropriately was released a few weeks ago.
The 2020 presidential election remains too close to call as of early Wednesday morning.

Presidential election hinges on too-early-to-call battleground states

By Ashton Crawley, Jon Moss, and Mary Rose O'Donnell November 4, 2020
The 2020 presidential election remains too close to call as of early Wednesday morning, with the nail-biter election hinging on the outcome of several midwest swing states, including Pennsylvania, which are still counting ballots in the high-turnout contest.
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