Tag Archives: Republican

2-1 Vote May Save Wisconsin Elections

Map of Wisconsin District. Photo courtesy of paulsnewsline.blogspot.com

A Wisconsin state court case has climbed its way to the top of the judicial totem pole, facing the United States Supreme Court for a verdict on a questionable drawing of Wisconsin voting district lines. A panel of three federal judges in Wisconsin voted 2-1 in favor of a new district map to be drawn by Nov. 2018. Due to ... Read More »

The Election that Trumped Us All

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On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States. While some Americans are pleased with the election results, many are not reassured with the outcome. Trump’s lack of experience in the political realm and his sexist, racist, homophobic and unfiltered views worry a large percentage of American citizens. However, Donald Trump is our president-elect. “To all ... Read More »

Political Party Loyalty Challenging Voter Conscience

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Republicans and Democrats have been pitted against each other since the parties were founded. Identifying as either of the two is part of a person’s social identity. Whether one agrees with every stance taken by their party or not, people are usually loyal and vote along party lines. Research done by Yale University shows that the president in office along ... Read More »

Students Face Tough Decision at Polls

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The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was heavily interested in voting for Bernie Sanders. Who will Millennials vote for now? The majority of millennials cannot decide who to vote for: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican nominee Donald Trump. Some students claim Trump needs more experience and self-control while others claim Clinton is unqualified due to her past. However, millennials are actually ... Read More »

In Wake of Campus Shootings, UWSP Emphasizes Active Shooter Policy

In this Oct. 9, 2015 file, Michael Johnson wears a firearm as he waits outside of Roseburg Municipal Airport for President Barack Obama's arrival in Roseburg, Ore. Voters in a southern Oregon county will weigh in next month on a measure that seeks to prohibit enforcement of gun laws, although it may have only symbolic effect. 

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After a mass shooting at an Umpqua Community College in Oregon led to 10 deaths and other college massacres, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is trying to raise awareness for its active shooter policy. The policy provides students with advice on how to best ensure their own safety in the event of an active shooter. According to Bill Rowe, director ... Read More »

Race for Governor Predicted to be Close

Governor Walker and Mary Burke shake hands. Photo courtesy of Associated Press.

The 2014 Wisconsin gubernatorial race to be held on Nov. 4 is predicted to generate intense votes on both sides of the fence. Incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker is running for a second term in office. Walker is the only governor in the history of the United States to survive a recall election. The recall took place in 2010, two ... Read More »

“Fake Democrats” to Appear on Recall Election Ballots

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Six members of the Republican Party will appear as Democratic candidates on ballots for recall elections in an effort to postpone the election of a new governor. The recall elections for Gov. Scott Walker (R), Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (R) and four Wisconsin Republican senators have been scheduled for either May 8 or June 5. By recruiting these protest candidates, ... Read More »