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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

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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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Race to 270: Biden and Trump enter final stretch before election day

James Bartlett, Politics Editor October 28, 2020

With just one week to go until the presidential election, both candidates are making their final pitches to voters. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Vice President Joe Biden faced off in...

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What is QAnon? A quick history

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

The conspiracy group QAnon has made headlines in the run up to the 2020 general election. What started out as a fringe internet group has slowly made its way into U.S. politics. But what exactly is QAnon? At...

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Baker, Walsh rumored as Mass. politicians considered for Biden cabinet

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

Politico reported recently that Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden’s transition team was considering multiple republicans for top cabinet positions, including Massachusetts Governor...

AOC on her Twitch stream

AOC plays “Among Us” in Twitch livestream

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor October 27, 2020

In a voter outreach event on the evening of Oct. 20, U.S. Congress members Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar played the newly revived video game “Among Us” on a Twitch livestream. With close...

Early Voting In Texas

Early Voting In Texas

James Bartlett October 27, 2020

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“It was just as difficult as I expected,” Suffolk student says about early voting in Texas

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

Early voting in the state of Texas started last Tuesday. It was just as difficult as I expected it to be. In Texas, voting by mail is only available for those over age 65 , those who are sick or disabled,...

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Suffolk students make case for Biden

Shealagh Sullivan, Journal Contributor October 20, 2020

The words “settle for Biden” may not be the most enthusiastic campaign slogan, but it seems to be enough to get young people out to the polls and into voting booths. Former Vice President Joe Biden...

Supreme Court hearings start for Barrett

Supreme Court hearings start for Barrett

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor October 20, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice nominee, started confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 12.  The committee has set Oct. 22 as the day...

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Race to 270: Trump, Biden go back on trail and hold town halls

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

After contracting and recovering from COVID-19 with less than a month until the general election, President Donald Trump is officially back on the campaign trail.  Trump held his first in person rally...

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Race to 270: Pence, Harris and a fly take the debate stage, Biden and Trump on the trail

James Bartlett and Hailey Campbell October 13, 2020

In what was a wild week in the Race to 270, there was an active several days for both presidential candidates and their running mates. The first and only vice presidential debate was last week, and...

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