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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...

Pro-Trump protesters outside of the Massachusetts Statehouse. Photo via Will Woodring

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...

The Georgia State Flag via wikimedia commons

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...

Joe Biden from his days in Barack Obamas administration. Image from the White House via picryl

Biden’s plans for first days in office

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has announced a series of plans and executive orders he will likely pass in his first days as president, ranging from COVID-19 relief to immigration and corporate tax reforms Biden...

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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,...

Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren at a ROE Act event.

Warren, Markey promote ROE Act, abortion protections in Mass. at online event

Shealagh Sullivan, Journal Contributor November 11, 2020

People from all over Massachusetts gathered online to listen to Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey speak in favor of the ROE Act, which has found a new burst of support since the Supreme Court...

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Joe Biden elected president Saturday morning, beating Donald Trump

James Bartlett and Hailey Campbell November 7, 2020

Joe Biden was elected the 46th President of the United States of America on Saturday. After five days of vote counting, Biden won the election with  284 electoral college votes after multiple media outlets...

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...

Sasha Baron Cohen via Wikimedia Commons

Giuliani in hot water after controversial Borat scene

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor November 4, 2020

An uncomfortable scene with Rudy Giuliani in Sacha Baron Cohen’s new film “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” has left viewers shocked and confused at the former mayor of New York City, who now works as...

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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