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Protesters have reason to be concerned

Protesters have reason to be concerned

Tobias Khabie

April 27, 2020

When Minnesotans took to the streets of St. Paul to protest Governor Tim Walz’s stay at home order after being prompted by President Trump, I dismissed these protesters as nothing more than irrational. However, the issues being protested are ones we should all be aware of. There’s no doubt that stayin...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings

Art by Emmy Pearson. According to a recommendation April 3, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising the use of cloth face coverings and continuing to practice social distancing.

Marta Hill and Talia Lissauer

April 3, 2020

In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising the use of cloth face coverings and continuing to practice social distancing, according to a recommendation April 3.  “Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can b...

Impeachment trial ends

Talia Lissauer

February 6, 2020

Fifteen days after the Senate trial for President Donald Trump on the charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power began, Trump was officially acquitted from both charges. The trial took place in two weeks because the Senate voted not to allow any new evidence or witnesses Trump was impeac...

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

PCP: Impeachment of President Trump impacts national, local politics

January 9, 2020

The House of Representatives impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of justice Dec. 18, the trial may go to the Senate, according to NBC News.

Impeachment reverberates locally

A majority of the impeachment inquiry is taking place at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Noah Orloff, Mushtaq Barqab

December 25, 2019

After the full House voted to officially impeach President Donald Trump, the recent political discourse has called into question the effect of national politics on Park. According to social studies teacher Jill Merkle, impeachment has generated varying degrees of interest among students. “In gen...

Update: President Donald Trump impeached

President Donald Trump’s infamous phone calls with Ukraine took place at the White House. Trump was impeached Dec. 18 for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Talia Lissauer

December 19, 2019

Eighty-five days after the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced an official impeachment inquiry, the full House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for two articles of impeachment. The House passed Article 1 230–197 for abuse of power. Article 2 passed 229–198 for obstruction of Congress....

President Donald Trump impeached

Talia Lissauer

December 18, 2019

85 days after the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced an official impeachment inquiry, the full House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for both articles of impeachment. The House passed Article 1 230–197 for abuse of power. Article 2 passed 229–198 for obstruc...

House introduces two articles of impeachment

A majority of the impeachment inquiry is taking place at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

Talia Lissauer

December 11, 2019

In a speech announcing she has instructed the House of Representatives to begin drafting articles of impeachment, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said the investigation into the President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine has exposed impeachable offences, according to the New York Times. “The p...

Brief overview of impeachment process

The United States Capitol in Washington D.C. Congress plays a strong role in the impeachment process.

Talia Lissauer and Sophie Livingston

December 4, 2019

The recent impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump has left many students curious about how the impeachment process works. The official impeachment process is not laid out in the Constitution, leaving the House to decide the official rules for each inquiry. Unlike previous impeachment inquiries,...

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Trump rally and protest prompt waves of mixed emotions

Marta Hill

November 6, 2019

The hate I felt directed toward me while trying to enter the Trump rally for Echo coverage is incomparable. The hate directed at me was based on nothing more than the fact that I was standing in a line with Trump supporters. I wish that level of hate on no one. The Trump rally Oct. 12 drew massive...

Staff Editorial: Local Trump rally sparks division

Protesters rally against President Trump outside the Target Center Oct. 10. Minnesotans chanted and held up signs throughout Trump's campaign.

October 17, 2019

The night of the Trump rally Oct. 10, gloomy skies and flurries of rain complemented the unfolding chaos below as the president spewed hate before a large audience of his supporters inside the Target Center, sheltered from thousands more protesting outside. Although Trump stuck to the basics for much of the rally — focusing on the booming economy, corrupt media and the ongoing impeach...

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