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Suffolk law professors doubt the viability of Trump legal challenges

William Woodring, Staff Writer November 25, 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...

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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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