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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders encourages young people to vote in midterm elections at Pitt rally

November 7, 2022
At a Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza, Sen. Bernie Sanders urged young people to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. He said it’s important people vote for candidates who will protect abortion access and fight for free college tuition at public universities.
Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd gathered in Schenley Plaza Sunday afternoon.

Bernie Sanders talks free college, women’s rights at Sunday rally on Pitt’s campus

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor November 6, 2022
Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage at Schenley Plaza Sunday to encourage young Pittsburghers to vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. However, his speech was cut short due to heavy rain.
Pennsylvania mail-in ballots must be filled out and received by the county elections office on June 2.

Your guide to the June 2 primary election

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor May 26, 2020
This is the first year Pennsylvania has allowed mail-in ballots for anyone who requested one by the May 26 deadline. Mail-in ballots must be filled out and received by the county elections office by 8 p.m. on June 2.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a presidential campaign rally on Pitt’s campus on April 15.

Sanders wins New Hampshire primary

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor February 12, 2020
“Let me say here tonight, that this victory is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump,” Bernie Sanders said in his victory speech.
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.
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.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on February 25, 2019. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Gillibrand to visit Pittsburgh on July 11

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer July 4, 2019
Kirsten Gillibrand, a senator from New York and a Democratic candidate for the 2020 presidential race, will visit Pittsburgh on the morning of July 11, according to a press release from Gillibrand’s campaign.
Bernie Sanders waves to the crowd at the beginning of his rally on Sunday evening.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Schenley Plaza

By Remy Samuels, Staff Writer April 15, 2019
When Sen. Bernie Sanders stepped onto the podium at Schenley Plaza, surrounded by supporters waving Bernie 2020 signs and chanting his name, he couldn’t help but point out the unusually warm Pittsburgh weather.
Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally inside the Fitzgerald Field House before the 2016 Pennsylvania primary.

Sanders will hold Sunday rally in Schenley Plaza

By Brian Gentry and Emily Wolfe April 8, 2019
The already-crowded race for the 2020 Democratic primary is about to get its first Pitt stop with a visit from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who will hold a rally this Sunday in Oakland.
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