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Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

Opinion | Biden must take a hardline on Saudi Arabia to save Yemen

By Jack Troy, For The Pitt News February 26, 2021
The Biden administration should freeze all arms sales and limit trade with the kingdom until the Saudis withdraw from this cruel war.
President Joe Biden takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as his wife, first lady Jill Biden, stands next to him during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Biden, Harris have their work cut out for them, Pitt students say

By Priya Ray, Staff Writer January 22, 2021
As Pitt students began a new semester of classes, a new presidential administration was being sworn in in Washington. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th president and 49th vice president of the United States on Wednesday.
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.
Pitt for Biden is a new student group focused on turning out the vote for the 2020 Democratic presidential ticket.

‘Stanning,’ not ‘settling’: Pitt for Biden works to mobilize students on campus

By Rashi Ranjan, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Founded in April as a branch of the Students for Biden program, Pitt for Biden educates students on Biden’s policies, hosts discussions with political figures and helps new voters register and feel confident in the process.
Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s possible VP picks, take two

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s possible VP picks, take two

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist July 14, 2020
Two months ago, columnist Devi Ruia wrote about her thoughts on the potential VP picks that she’d seen mentioned the most. But things have changed since then, other contenders have emerged and others that were mentioned as top choices have dropped out of consideration.
Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

Opinion | Veepstakes: Ranking Biden’s potential VP picks

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist May 19, 2020
Here is my ranking of some of the potential VP picks.
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks on Dec. 19, 2019, in Washington, D.C., during a weekly news conference.

Opinion | Spotify Wrapped: American politics of the decade edition

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist January 7, 2020
Here are some of my favorite moments in American politics throughout the decade — think of it as a Spotify Wrapped for our nation.
Opinion | Trump's unpresidented response to impeachment

Opinion | Trump’s unpresidented response to impeachment

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist October 8, 2019
While Trump is not the first president to face this political battle, his reactions thus far fall in uncharted territory.
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.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Legislative Conference on March 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Editorial: Don’t dismiss Biden allegations

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 3, 2019
We owe the women who made the allegations against Biden the same respect we give all other victims of assault and harassment who come forward.
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