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Local politician enlists UTD students, alums on campaign trail

In this election season, Texas’ district 114 is brewing an interesting matchup with Republican Rep. Jason Villalba facing Jim Burke of the Dallas...


Hillary Clinton only rational choice for Sanders’ supporters

During the 2016 democratic presidential primary, I, along with many other young people, strongly supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. I continue to...

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Sanders voters remain faithful

At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton was named the party’s presidential nominee. Some Bernie Sanders supporters, however, are not giving up...


More party platforms needed to represent Americans

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the party that 43 percent of U.S. citizens affiliated with was not identified correctly. The Mercury regrets...

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Rally attendees “Feel the Bern”

Mercury staff writer recounts sights, sounds of candidate’s stop in Dallas The crowd applauded thunderously as the candidate walked onto the stage. They...


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Sanders supporters start club

Democratic Socialists join UTD’s political landscape after receiving approval from the Student Organization Center in February After spending the fall semester advertising and...


Students campaign for presidential hopefuls

Democrat, Republican candidates get help from members of UTD community in 2016 race As televised debates continue to air and primaries begin to...


Sander’s imperfect, most viable candidate

Mainstream media focuses on positives of Vermont senator, fails to mention democratic socialist’s history of imperialist foreign policy Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign...


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