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Local politician enlists UTD students, alums on campaign trail
3 years ago

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 County Democratic Party in the Texas …
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Hillary Clinton only rational choice for Sanders’ supporters

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During the 2016 democratic presidential primary, I, along with many other young people, strongly supported Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton. I continue to believe that he was the superior …
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Sanders voters remain faithful
3 years ago

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 the fight.

As Clinton’s campaign …
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More party platforms needed to represent Americans

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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 this error.

Recent election has …
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Rally attendees “Feel the Bern”
3 years ago

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 waved posters and craned their …
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Build Your Ballot
3 years ago

Build Your Ballot

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Follow the flowchart to find who you agree with most

Study Your Candidate
3 years ago

Study Your Candidate

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Get to know the Democratic and Republican frontrunners’ platforms

Sanders supporters start club
3 years ago

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 gathering supporters, the Democratic Socialists …
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Students campaign for presidential hopefuls
3 years ago

Students campaign for presidential hopefuls

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Democrat, Republican candidates get help from members of UTD community in 2016 race

As televised debates continue to air and primaries begin to open across the nation, presidential …
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Sander’s imperfect, most viable candidate

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

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign has received much political coverage …
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