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2018 Election Results

Results Showed Upsets in Both National and State Levels of Government By Weston Cregut Nov. 6 came and went with much news and activity. Nationally, both Democrats and Republicans made gains in Congress and had some shake up with governor balance. Minnesota also made a 100-year first with its state Congress. The national positions in...

Letter from the Editor: Give Trump a chance to succeed
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Letter from the Editor: Give Trump a chance to succeed

President Trump has been in office for nearly three weeks, and his approval ratings are low enough to make anyone concerned. Trump’s weekly approval rating following his first two weeks averaged 45 percent, according to Gallup data. Previous presidents in recent history have seen significantly higher ratings in the February after their first inauguration: Barack Obama sat...

Dear President Trump…
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Dear President Trump…

If you could write one sentence on a whiteboard to show newly-elected President Donald Trump, what would you write? Last week North Central students gathered to be part of our photo series “Dear President Trump,” which features the messages they would like to send to President Trump.

Democratic candidates seek re-election for state positions
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Democratic candidates seek re-election for state positions

After serving four years as a state representative for district 59B, Raymond Dehn is on the ballot again looking to secure another term of reforming public safety, criminal justice reform and transportation in Minnesota. Representative Dehn’s passion for government and criminal justice reform comes from a place of personal experience. In 1976, Dehn saw the...

State GOP candidates campaign at North Central
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State GOP candidates campaign at North Central

North Central University is located in District 59 and 59B for political races this November. Two positions on the ballot this fall are for state representative and state senator. The 59B GOP state representative nominee, Margaret Martin, and GOP state senate nominee, Jennifer Carnahan, set up a booth in Carlson lobby on Oct. 19 to discuss political issues with...

Election day: Minnesota’s chance to change a constitutional amendment
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Election day: Minnesota’s chance to change a constitutional amendment

On the ballot this week, there will be other decisions to vote on — not just Hillary Clinton v. Donald Trump. Minnesota residents will soon be voting on a constitutional amendment looking to give citizens the power to raise the salaries of state lawmakers. Right now, the Minnesota Constitution says state lawmakers have the power to set...