politics

2020 Democrat candidates

2 weeks ago Triangle 0
Written by: Andrew Johnson, staff writer As the 2020 presidential election is getting closer, the Democrat Party is getting a head start at weeding out which candidates are viable and which are not. The Democratic Party held the previous presidential office, with Barack Obama, who held to consecutive terms from 2008-2012 and 2012-2016. The DNC Read More

The pros and cons of Universal Basic Income

2 weeks ago Triangle 0
Written by: Joshua Bianchi, assistant editor One of the most bothersome parts of election time is sorting through the different ideas and their relation to your life as an American citizen.  Democrat presidential candidates have proposed many alternatives to President Donald Trump’s economic policies. Several have drafted a universal income plan in years past, but Read More

Democratic candidates debate healthcare, social issues

4 weeks ago Triangle 0
Written by: Jake Love, staff writer HOUSTON, Texas – Ten democratic presidential primary candidates met for the third round of debates on Sept. 19 at Texas Southern University in Houston.  Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Read More

Sexton sworn in as new Tennessee speaker of the house

1 month ago Triangle 0
Written by: Jake Love, staff writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville, was sworn in as the new Tennessee speaker of the house on Friday August 23, after former speaker Glen Casada, R-Franklin, resigned amid controversy.  Casada was involved in controversy after reports promulgated his alleged involvement in sending sexually explicit, misogynistic and racist Read More