Friday, May 7, 2021

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Introduction The Elections On November 3, numerous elections will take place across the country. Democrat Joe Biden is leading a strong challenge against Republican President Donald Trump. Biden currently leads Trump in the national polls by around 8%, but what matters is the Electoral College, not the popular vote. Very simply, the Electoral College is a system that gives each state...
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham announced that the hearing to consider the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States will begin October 12, 2020. A slight majority of American voters oppose the Senate holding confirmation hearings for Barrett, though opposition has eased since Trump announced his...
The current Trump administration overshadows the effect that climate change will have on the future of America and how quickly it is coming. So here I am to present some facts and my opinion on the subject. CNN: Video on Images of California during Fires that are being caused due to climate change: Click Here Right now, part of the planet is becoming...
First I would like to preface this article by saying that this is a viewpoint article, and my thoughts and words may not reflect those of The Roundup or Jesuit. I'm trying to make this article as apolitical as possible but I encourage you to comment below if you have a differing opinion on anything I mention. That being...
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an extraordinary woman known to be “as hard as nails.” In her 80s, Ginsburg became a legal, cultural and feminist icon. She died Friday at her home in Washington, D.C., surrounded by family at 87 years old. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic pancreas cancer. President Bill Clinton...
After the death of legendary Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many have asked the question, "Who will replace her seat on the court?" While this question will certainly provoke political discourse and feud before the election, it is almost certain that with a Republican President and Republican majority, a nomination will be voted on in the Senate Chamber. In...
After an uncertain few months of deliberation and planning within the Republican Party, party officials began the highly-anticipated Republican National Convention, just a week after the Democratic Party held theirs in Wisconsin, where they formally nominating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for the Democratic Ticket. Republicans began their formal week of nomination spread out across the country, delivering remarks...
Dates: Aug 17, 2020 – Aug 20, 2020 Location: Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI This article’s purpose is to inform and report; written on an unbiased basis, providing information from the DNC. Let us start off with a brief introduction: The DNC's primary goal is to officially nominate a candidate for president and vice president, adopt a uniform party platform and unite...

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