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Pandemic overshadows local, national news

Ilhan Omar speaks to the crowd at a Bernie Sanders Rally March 2. Omar will have opponents in both the primary and general elections this coming November.

Tobias Khabie

May 11, 2020

Flipping through news channels and news apps, it is hard to find any non-COVID-19 coverage, as the disease causes turmoil among Americans. All this news can be tiring, and it feels as if it is starting to get repetitive. Despite the pandemic shutting much of the country down, there is still plenty...

Minnesota Super Tuesday results

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd at the March 2 rally at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Sanders received 26 delegates from the Minnesota primaries, according to The Associated Press.

Maddie Schutte

March 4, 2020

Minnesota held its Primary on Super Tuesday along with 14 other states. Bernie Sanders  held a rally on the eve of Super Tuesday in St. Paul, Minnesota, but ended up falling to Biden in the primaries. Biden is currently in the national lead for pledged delegates with 566 total, according to The Associated Pre...

Staff Editorial: Iowa Caucus produces muddled results

Photo Illustration by Emily Ziessman. The Iowa Caucus Feb. 3 failed to announce a winner for several days and was riddled with technical and human errors.

February 11, 2020

In light of the Iowa Caucus controversy — where nearly everything went wrong — changes must be made to the overall nominating process for the Democratic Party. The Caucus Feb. 3 initially planned to announce a winner by evening, but issues arose surrounding the use of a relatively new and untested ...

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