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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

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Biden faces health questions after Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis

William Woodring, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis left many questioning former Vice President Joe Biden’s health, as both had shared the debate stage a few days before Trump tested positive.  It has...

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Race to 270: taxes, debate and COVID-19 in the West Wing

James Bartlett and Hailey Campbell October 7, 2020

A busy two weeks in the 2020 race saw a look into the president's taxes, a debate, a Covid-19 super spreader event and a stay at the hospital for President Donald Trump. In a report by the New York...

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Former Trump campaign advisor arrested in Florida

Leo Woods, Journal Contributor October 6, 2020

On Sept. 27, former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale was detained and later hospitalized in Fort Lauderdale, FL, after making several threats of suicide as reported by The Washington Post.   The...

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Second stimulus package leads to battle in Washington

William Woodring, Journal Contributor October 6, 2020

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he will “reject” a $2.2 trillion stimulus package that Democrats say will support Americans who are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Heroes...

Ivanka Trump

Book claims Ivanka Trump was considered for VP pick

Thomas Pholnikorn, Journal Contributor October 6, 2020

During the 2016 election campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump allegedly wanted to make his daughter, Ivanka Trump, the vice-president on the Republican ticket. According to the book, “Wicked Game:...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Trump SCOTUS nomination two months away from election leads to battle on capital hill

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

Just weeks before the November general election, President Donald Trump was tasked, for the third time, with filling a seat on the Supreme Court.  The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg allowed President...

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett

Who is Judge Amy Coney Barrett?

James Bartlett and Hailey Campbell September 29, 2020

President Donald Trump officially nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett Saturday to fill the open seat on the Supreme Court.  Barrett would be the third Supreme Court Justice to be appointed during Trump’s...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with Suffolk University Dean Robert Smith, Professor Stephen Hicks
and Kjell-Ake Modeer of the University of Lund, Sweden at a Suffolk Law School event in 2007.

Remembering the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the times she visited Suffolk

Kaylie Scalze, Journal Contributor September 29, 2020

America lost an iconic legal figure with the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsberg, who died at age 87 on Sept. 18, was known for her tough dissents as a Supreme Court Justice and several historic...

RBG: Legacy, Battle and Barrett

RBG: Legacy, Battle and Barrett

James Bartlett September 29, 2020

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Trump denied climate change’s effects on wild fires out west

Savanna Nolau, Journal Contributor September 25, 2020

As wildfires ravaged the west coast, President Donald Trump denied that fires in the region are becoming worse as a result of climate change. “We have to do a lot about forest management. Obviously...

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Race to 270: Trump and Biden face undecided voters in town halls

James Bartlett, Politics Editor September 23, 2020

President Donald Trump and former Vice President and Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden faced voters in two town halls last week, with the election just weeks away. ABC News hosted a town hall...

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‘No panic!’ tweeted Trump, after almost 200,000 Americans die from COVID-19

Hailey Campbell, Journal Contributor September 22, 2020

Journalist Bob Woodward released tapes to The Washington Post that showed President Donald Trump knew how dangerous COVID-19 was as far back as February. Trump was heard calling the novel coronavirus...

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