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Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy receives gavel. Photo courtesy of Win McNamee via Getty Images

Republicans officially take control of the U.S. House of Representatives

Arianna Heyman , Features Editor January 18, 2023

After numerous failed attempts at confirming a Republican Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was sworn in as Speaker of the House on Jan. 7. 2023 — and the 118th congress commenced.  The...

Letter to the editor: My feelings about Oxford

Joey Colby, Contributor December 4, 2021

A wise and illustrious woman once stated that “The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” The paralyzation by our legislatures from the act of domestic terrorism in Oxford bring...

A supporter of Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe attended an election party on Nov. 2, 2021. The Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin prevailed in the gubernatorial race.

Midterms feature historic successes in Michigan, Democratic setbacks

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor November 17, 2021

As reported by the Associated Press, the Nov. 2 midterm elections saw notable defeats for the Democratic Party throughout the nation. Most prominent of these was in the Virginia gubernatorial race between...

Republican party, are you good?

Autumn Page, Marketing Director March 3, 2021

Autumn was simply browsing the news one morning when she noticed her news feed was extra depressing and chaotic. Republican party members bombarded her news feed, and she thought to herself, “are they...

The Senate voted 57-43 in favor of impeaching Trump, falling 10 votes short of impeachment.

Trump’s trial: Another disaster for Democrats

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

Four years of political back-and-forth over accountability seemingly came to an end last Saturday, when the Senate voted 57 to 43 in favor of impeaching Donald Trump for his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection...

The Real Deal: What is wrong with Caucuses?

Ryan Fox February 8, 2016

You may have heard that, on Feb. 1, the Iowa Caucuses were held. Now, like many Michiganders, you may have been wondering what a caucus is, and why on earth Iowa of all states is so important. Well, to...

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