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Discussion recounts Trump’s tactics of propaganda during re-election

Thomas Pholnikorn, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

A Feb. 24 Zoom discussion at Suffolk University examined the resilience of President Donald Trump’s unconventional way of politics and centered around the 2020 presidential election. The event, titled...

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Suffolk law professors doubt the viability of Trump legal challenges

William Woodring, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

In the wake of the election, President Donald Trump has filed lawsuits in multiple states challenging the results, however, it is becoming even more unlikely that the results will change. According...

Trump supporters sit on risers at a Trump rally in Londonderry, N.H., in summer 2020.

Can Trump take electoral votes away from Biden, despite losing in ‘winner take all’ states?

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor November 24, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the presidential race, but President Donald Trump has yet to officially acknowledge his loss, claiming that states can hand their electoral votes...

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Trump supporters protest, deny Biden victory

Samantha Bailey, Journal Contributor November 18, 2020

In the weeks leading up to the 2020 election, polling facilities were receiving millions of mail-in ballots and early voting ballots in record numbers.  A notable number of people falsely believed...

Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, aka the blue wall

Race to 270: Rebuilding the “Blue Wall” proved key in Biden’s win

Jamie Taris, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

It was just over a week ago that former Vice President Joe Biden was named the president-elect of the United States over incumbent President Donald Trump following a historic presidential election.  Biden...

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Georgia runoff elections to decide Senate’s fate

Savanna Nolau, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

After the Nov. 3 elections, Georgia’s two senate seats are still up for grabs, and the race will go into a runoff election that will determine which party will have a majority in the Senate.  The...

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Trump repeatedly shared unfounded claims about election, including declaring victory

William Woodring, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

On the early morning of Nov. 4, just hours after the polls closed across the country, President Donald Trump took the stage at the White House, claiming he “already won” the election.   However,...

Suffolk Journal 2020 Election Map; Biden has won the presidency

Suffolk Journal 2020 Election Map; Biden has won the presidency

James Bartlett, Politics Editor November 7, 2020

Joe Biden won the presidency with 284 electoral votes Saturday morning after winning Pennsylvania. Joe Biden also won Nevada to tack on six electoral votes, bringing his total to 290. Other states...

Athletes at Suffolk, in the nation mobilized to get out the vote this election season

Athletes at Suffolk, in the nation mobilized to get out the vote this election season

Lauryn Clarke, Journal Contributor November 3, 2020

As the 2020 Presidential Election comes to a close, athletes are using their platform to encourage voting in their communities.  The Washington Post reported that the U.S. shattered early voting records...

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Race to 270: Obama on campaign trail

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 31, 2020

Former President Barack Obama was back on the campaign trail in support of his former Vice President and current Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Obama still remains popular among Democrats, and the Biden...

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Early voter turnout flourishes

Grace MacDonald, Staff Writer October 31, 2020

Voters have turned out in record-breaking numbers to cast their ballots early for the upcoming presidential election. According to The New York Times, over 70 million ballots have already been cast...

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