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Mike Ramone, one of Delaware’s leading Republicans, is running for Governor

House Minority Leader Mike Ramone has filed to run for governor in Delaware, joining one other Republican in doing so. The primary election for governor takes place Sept. 10.

Photo Gallery: Dr. Fauci Speaks at the University

Ethan Grandin captures Dr. Fauci at the University on May 3rd.

Delaware lawmakers introduce legislation for an Office of the Inspector General 

Senate Bill 21 sets the groundwork for a new and independent Office of the Inspector General. Earlier this spring, it was sent to the Senate finance committee.

What to know about the California primaries 

California primaries yield significant Republican wins. Republicans seek Feinstein’s Senate seat, Trump beats out Haley in presidential primary and Democrats’ stake in the House of Representatives is threatened.

Delaware Democratic Forum showcases candidates ahead of September primary elections

The Delaware Democratic Candidate Forum took place March 3. In attendance were candidates for Delaware’s local, state and federal offices. The Review asked them about issues facing them in their upcoming election.

2024 State of the Union: Key takeaways, public reactions and more

Since President Joe Biden delivered the annual State of the Union address March 7, discussion of the 2024 election has been at a high. Various reactions to his speech have led to debate on what the future of the country will look like.

University students and faculty reflect on Trump’s defeat of Haley in South Carolina primary

With the Democratic Party throwing its support behind incumbent President Joe Biden, the same could not have been said of the Republican Party until now. The final two candidates running for the nomination, former President Donald Trump and former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, went head-to-head in the South Carolina primary on Feb. 24.

Political roundup: Mayorkas impeachment, NY special election and student loan forgiveness

While the Senate is unlikely to pass the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, House Republicans expressed support for the efforts. Plus, catch up on New York's special election and a new student loan forgiveness plan.

President Zelenskyy visits Riga on a tour of the Baltics

During the second weekend in January, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the Baltic states capitals to gather support for Ukraine. The Review’s Ethan Grandin reports from Riga, Latvia.

Here’s what university faculty are saying about the war in Gaza

The university held a panel discussion on Nov. 28 where faculty members discussed the current Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. From the political implications to the tragic impact on civilians, each faculty member offers individual viewpoints on the issue and guides the audience where to go from here.

Approaching political classes in a polarized society

Despite the polarized state of politics, discussion of political news is still encouraged in the classroom. Staff reporter Risha Inaganti explores the art of mastering political discourse in a world that is so divided.

Biden’s senatorial papers: a revelation for university students

Amidst investigations surrounding classified documents found at President Biden’s home and former offices, interest in his senatorial papers has been renewed. Currently undergoing curation in Morris Library and not available to the public, many students are not aware of the collection many Republican lawmakers are demanding be searched.

How the Gen Z wave of voters is making a splash

Trends from the 2016, 2018 and 2020 elections form the basis for understanding voter turnout amongst Gen Z voters. John Della Volpe, polling director at Harvard, and Jing-Jing Shen, Harvard senior, discuss Gen Z voter patterns in the final installment of the National Agenda Speaker Series.

2022 midterm elections recap: Democrats keep control of the Senate with the U.S. House still up for grabs

The 2022 midterm elections took place on Nov. 8, however, some races have yet to be called, including 14 U.S. House races. The Democratic Party has kept its control of the Senate. Currently, in the U.S. House, the Republican Party has garnered 217 seats, while the Democratic Party has 204. 218 seats are needed for a majority so it is still up for grabs.
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