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A tale of two rallies, Sanders and Trump

The crowd awaiting the Bernie Sanders rally in Grand Prairie. Photo by Nicolas Henderson.

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

There is nothing quite like an election year. There is an energy felt around the country that gets more and more intense as the general election creeps closer.   The idea that after four or eight years, America is about to undergo a drastic change is both an exciting and frightening prop...

Opposite ends of the political spectrum

Former US President Bill Clinton campaigns for wife and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Tarrant County College's Trinity River Campus. Clinton came to Fort Worth on Monday to urge supporters to vote for Hillary on March 1, Super Tuesday. Photo by Kelly Monaghan.

Emma Cummins, Editorial Page Editor

March 1, 2016

By Emma Cummins Editorial Page Editor   One played Rodney Atkins, the other played Gym Class Heroes. One was held in a large city park in Dallas, the other in a small room at Tarrant County Community college.   These events would be the Republican presidential candidate Marco Rub...

Trump announces Christie endorsement, hammers Rubio at Fort Worth rally

Donald Trump addressing supporters at his Fort Worth rally on Friday. Trump focused his speech on his ideas to

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

  FORT WORTH - 8 a.m. on Commerce Street in downtown Fort Worth is usually pretty barren, with the exception of a few cars here and there and the occasional pedestrian. On Friday morning this was not the case, as hundreds arrived early to ensure a close spot to see the spectacle that is Republican...

Young adults, early voting, and their impact on the upcoming election

Hawaii has the lowest voter turnout historically while Minnesota has the highest. Texas has the sixth lowest voter turnout. Graphic by Manu Garikipati.

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

  As the presidential race gains momentum, young voices are arguably becoming the deciding factor in the upcoming elections. With the Iowa Caucuses yielding surprising results on both the Democratic and Republican sides, and record breaking voter turnout lead by young people in New Hampshire,...

Biden, Ryan prepare for crucial Vice Presidential Debate

October 9, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor After a surprisingly impressive performance by Mitt Romney in the first Presidential Debate last Wednesday, the Vice Presidential Debate on Thursday has gained newfound importance. With Romney's momentum surging this week, it will be a chance for the Barack Obama campaign...

Texas Gov. ends presidential bid

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential hopeful, attended the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Business Speaks event Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Marriott in Columbia. (Tracy Glantz/The State/MCT)

January 19, 2012

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Rick Perry, 11 year Texas Gov. is expected to leave the race for the GOP nomination on Thursday, two days before the South Carolina primary. Perry will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. central time. Perry almost quit the race after his embarrassing 5th place fin...

Bachmann steps out of Presidential race

January 4, 2012

By Seth Slover Staff Writer Following a poor, sixth place finish in the Iowa Caucus, Republican Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann removed herself from the race this morning.  Despite being from Iowa and having been the in first place in August straw polls, Bachmann was not able to capitalize...

Romney, Paul, Santorum neck and neck in Iowa

January 3, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum are caught in a close race in Iowa's Republican Caucus. The results, at last tally early Tuesday evening, from 538 of 1,774 precincts showed Romney, Santorum and Paul each with...

What CHS students know about the Republican Primaries

Rick Santorum, from left, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Governor Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann and Jon Huntsman attend the Republican presidential debate at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 22, 2011. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

December 8, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Although strange to consider, many of the seniors at CHS have indeed reached the age so they can vote in the next republican primary and election. But how much do these students really know about the candidates? Are they thinking about voting for a certain candidate...

GOP race lacking presidential potential

November 14, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Republican Presidential Primaries are shaping up to be more entertaining than most MTV reality TV shows. The debates have become so popular that, according to The New York Times, news outlets are scrambling to add even more. Not counting the Herman Cain and...

Mr. Boehner goes to Washington

November 12, 2010

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer                 With the Republican promise fulfilled, and the House fully in saddle for the GOP, the post election theatrics finished, such as John Boehner’s tear filled acceptance speech, the political world is now pontificating, as it always does,...

Health care odds pegged at 51%

March 8, 2010

The Obama White House calculated that the chances of health care passing in Congress lies at 51%, the narrowest of margins. Speculation has been wild concerning various Congressmen and where their allegiences will lie when it comes to a vote, and both sides, Democrat and Republican, have come forward...