Democrat

Don’t let a less than perfect candidate keep you from voting

Voting this November is crucial. Biden might not be the best, but he is so much better than Trump.

| Senior Editor

‘Trust and access’: Pete Souza relives days as Obama’s official photographer

Pete Souza’s voice trembled as he looked at one of the last pictures he ever took of Barack Obama.

Curran Neenan | Senior Editor

Beto had his best night yet–at the cost of another Trump term

It was a powerful and much-needed bravado from a candidate in the face of an epidemic of gun violence and gave Beto the best night of his candidacy thus far—at the cost of a second Trump term.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Joe Biden’s myth of electability

Biden is steeped in artifice, even more than most politicians.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

Single-issue debates are a better course for the DNC

Hosting these single-issue debates would be the Democrats’ best course of action in the current state of their party.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

It’s OK that conservatives don’t feel welcome

Conservative ideas do not deserve equal consideration to that afforded liberal and left ideas, because conservative ideas are not equal to liberal and left ideas.

Sean Lundergan | Staff Writer

The Democrats’ uphill battle to 2020

The biggest challenge facing Democratic candidates in a field this crowded is standing out.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

‘A slap in the face:’ How the Republican tax bill would affect Wash. U.

The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill which would implement taxes on earnings from university endowments in a heavily partisan 51-49 vote Saturday.

| Senior News Editor

Partisan dialects: A look at the rhetoric of 2016 presidential candidates

Politics have a strange ability to distort the meanings of words, and this election cycle has revealed the different dialects in which Republicans and Democrats speak.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Writer

US Rep. Russ Carnahan addresses Middle East security issues in DUC

Russ Carnahan, Democratic Congressman for Missouri’s third district—which contains Washington University, spoke to students and community members Wednesday night as part of an event organized by Wash. U. Students for Israel.

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