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As election season heats up, campus political groups rally voters

College Republicans (left) and College Democrats (right) at Pitt have both begun work on energizing western Pa. voters for both local and national elections on Nov. 3.

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

The College Democrats and College Republicans at Pitt have both begun work to energize western Pennsylvania voters for both local and national races, seeking to bolster voter turnout for what is considered to be one of the most important swing regions in the state, which itself is a swing state on the national level. The groups continue to hold virtual events due to COVID-19 restrictions, disrupting their typical in-person election-season activities.

Joe Biden visits Pittsburgh in first campaign stop since DNC

Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Monday afternoon and spoke in the City's Hazelwood neighborhood.

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Monday afternoon in his first major campaign stop since the Democratic National Convention last month.

Opinion | This guy wants to give you money

Opinion | This guy wants to give you money

By Ethan Tessler, For The Pitt News

February 5, 2020

Andrew Yang is running for president — and you need to vote for him.

Editorial: Iowa failure shows a lack of concern for voters

Carl Voss, chair of Des Moines' 55th precinct, displays the phone app he used to view Iowa caucus results, at the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters, Feb. 4, in Des Moines, Iowa.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 5, 2020

The app should have had more rigorous stress testing done on it before its use, as this debacle communicates a lack of concern for Iowan voters on behalf of the state Democratic Party.

Editorial: NYT double endorsement is a cop-out

The New York Times Building in New York City.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 22, 2020

Where The New York Times evidently see this double endorsement as a revolutionary move, it’s nothing short of a cop-out that misses the point of an endorsement entirely.

Opinion | The end of Kamala Harris’ campaign is a big loss for Americans

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., greets the crowd at a campaign rally at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa, on Feb. 23.

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist

December 5, 2019

Whether or not Harris was your candidate, the loss of her perspective in this primary is a big loss for everyone.

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 10, 2019

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

U. S. House to begin impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on Tuesday in New York City. World leaders from across the globe are gathered at the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible conflict between Iran and the United States.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday that the House will begin a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump — the fourth inquiry in the 243-year history of the American government.

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