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Bush on defense at Coralville event

Bush on defense at Coralville event

Michael Moonjely

January 20, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush visited the Coralville Public Library last week. During his hour-long, town-hall style event, Bush discussed The Establishment and attacked party front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. When asked whether he could defeat Clinton if he w...

Clinton tells Iowa City her plans and pulls in voters

Clinton tells Iowa City her plans and pulls in voters

Fenna Semken, Shawn Thacker, and Maggie Terry

December 17, 2015


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

As Hillary Clinton made her entrance into Old Brick Church in Iowa City on Dec. 16, hundreds of supporters and critics alike rose to applaud her. After Cassidy Shubatt, a University of Iowa freshman, introduced Clinton, she began to speak in front of the crowd of approximately 400 people. During her sp...

Chris Christie in Coralville

Chris Christie in Coralville

November 10, 2015


Filed under News, Politics

Chris Christie, Republican Presidential candidate is coming to Coralville for a town hall style meeting tomorrow. If you want to see the New Jersey Governor, get your free tickets here. The event will start at 6:00 pm, but event organizers recommend getting there earlier at 5:00 pm to get a good seat. Gov. Christie will “Tell It Like It Is” at the American Coralville Legion, 90...

Clinton draws young voters at Coralville event

Clinton draws young voters at Coralville event

Allie Biscupski

November 3, 2015


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

Clinton attempted to appeal to the younger generations at her event Tuesday in Coralville.

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Meet the 2016 Democrat presidential candidates

Meet the 2016 Democrat presidential candidates

WSS

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, Video

The 2016 election holds strong Democratic candidates who are driven by their dedication to making our country better. From women's rights to health care systems, they are ready to improve the place we call home. Click on a name or scroll down to read more about each candidate and their goals. Compiled...

Meet the 2016 Republican presidential candidates

Meet the 2016 Republican presidential candidates

October 12, 2015


Filed under News, Politics, Video

  With a slew of Presidential Candidates for the 2016 elections, it can be hard to keep them all straight. Don't worry, WSS has you covered. Click on a name to read about a 2016 Republican candidate or simply scroll below. Stay tuned for a list of Democrat candidates as well. Compiled by...

Trojans get political

Trojans get political

Nina Elkadi

October 4, 2015


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase, Video

Every Wednesday after school, a group of students face the flag to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. This group of five attend Republicans Club. In the room next door, at the exact same time, a meeting for the other major party in the US is being held by the Democrats Club. “I’ll have students t...

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