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Democratic presidential candidates discuss tuition, unions at Public Education Forum

Sen. Bernie Sanders was one of seven 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who spoke about issues relating to public education downtown on Saturday.

By Janine Faust and Caroline Bourque, The Pitt News Staff

December 14, 2019

The candidates did not share the stage, instead receiving about 20 minutes each to answer questions about issues relating to public education.

Editorial: Stop calling Beto O’Rourke a progressive candidate

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) during a debate with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at McFarlin Auditorium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on Sept. 21, 2018.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 19, 2019

While O’Rourke quickly rose in fame and favor following his failed Senate bid, his past voting record as a member of the House of Representatives doesn’t match the progressive image he currently projects.

Clinton’s focus on 2016 doesn’t help Democrats

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Ben Sheppard | For The Pitt News

September 11, 2017

Letting go of the past can be difficult. And no one, it seems, knows that better than Hillary Clinton. Last year’s Democratic presidential candidate still appears to be reeling from her stinging defeat by Donald Trump. In her new book, “What Happened” — set to hit bookshelves Tuesday — C...

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