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Trump supporters outside of White House in Washington, DC. PUBLIC DOMAIN OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

Trump’s tiny hands are struggling to cling to power as QAnon’s influence grows

Michael Cleary August 30, 2021
Trump supporters are showing their support for the former president. However, Trump may not have this much support in the coming months.
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The United States Capitol Building. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

To go green, we must take smaller steps in legislation

Anya Marquardt April 24, 2021
#OPINION In order to address climate change, legislation must be passed. Even if we don’t agree with all the Green New Deal proposes, we can see it as a positive step toward solving one of the world’s most pressing problems.
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The outside of the White House before the election results. Joseph Biden is projected to defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

Joe Biden wins the presidency, but the fight is not over

Steven Keehner November 11, 2020
#Opinion: Now, I have to be honest — I did not expect to write this article. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, if you would have asked me who I expected to win, I would have said Trump.
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Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris are projected to be the President and Vice President of the United States. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Joe Biden wins the presidency, Republicans win eastern Suffolk state elections, projected results show

Alek Lewis November 8, 2020
Former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden has been projected to defeat incumbent Republican President Donald Trump and become the next president of the United States of America, according to the Associated Press.
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Why I’m voting third party this year

Steven Keehner November 7, 2020
#OPINION: I’m writing this on Oct. 23 — a day before early voting opens in New York. For the last six months, I have stared down the dreaded dilemma: Who should I vote for in the most important election of my lifetime?
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Election Special Issue Podcast

Juliana Slocum November 3, 2020
Podcast Intern Jules Slocum interviews SBU political science professor Helmut Norpoth, an expert on election forecasting, voter behavior and creator of the "Primary Model." Listen to him talk about his prediction for Trump's re-election.
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WSHU hosts an informative conversation about the current political climate

Lajiere Blake November 2, 2020
On Friday, Oct. 30, WSHU held a virtual discussion titled “Through the Looking Glass: A Campaign Like No Other” with a panel of journalists, professors and media critics.
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Stickers that citizens receive after casting their vote.   PUBLIC DOMAIN

Center for Civic Justice pushes for more voter engagement at Stony Brook University

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
The Center for Civic Justice had a single mission before Nov. 3 — to get students to vote. The center provides services and support that empowers students to contribute to their community. Voting during elections allows students to do so. 
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Yusef Salaam talks about Donald Trump, police brutality and the power of voting

Maya Brown November 1, 2020
Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five who was accused and convicted of a Central Park sexual assault, spoke at Stony Brook University about a wide range of issues, including racial inequality in the American justice system, on Oct. 27. 
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Trump car rally fills Port Jefferson Village

Trump car rally fills Port Jefferson Village

Julia Heming October 30, 2020
Thousands of cars traveled from Port Jefferson Village to St. James to show support for the president’s re-election during “Trumpalooza” on October 17.
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The Onion Bagel: Senate decides to take a three week recess as asteroid approaches Earth

Matt Venezia October 29, 2020
#OnionBagel This week, NASA announced that an asteroid was heading towards Earth. NASA scientists predict a direct impact, but it won’t be large enough to cause significant damage.
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Republican Elephant and the Democrat Donkey icons. Stony Brook University’s Chemistry Department Nancy Goroff. Goroff alongside incumbent Lee Zeldin is on the ballot for the upcoming election.DONKEYHOTEY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Playing slow and steady wins the final presidential debate for Biden

Steven Keehner October 27, 2020
#OPINION It’s often said that time flies by when you’re having fun. Nothing has better proven this statement more than the 2020 Presidential Election, which has been miserable and never-ending.
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