As you eagerly await the results of the election, people all over the world will be doing the same.


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XOXO, Nuclear Triad
It's about as complicated as the Chuck and Blair romance saga, so we broke it down as best we could.
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sucks to suck
On top of his claims of President Donald Trump being a racist, a conman and a cheat, Michael D. Cohen gave information during his testimony on Feb. 27 that could potentially implicate Trump through his use of campaign finances, talks with Russia and much more.
bernin' down the house
Similar to his 2016 campaign, Sanders called for an end on tax breaks for wealthy corporations and for closing tax loopholes.
Life comes at micahel cohen fast
This past week saw President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen testify against his former client, the ‘great negotiator’ Trump leave Hanoi empty-handed and Democrats win big after passing gun control legislation two days in a row.
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Bernie bros?
Bernie Sanders announced his bid for the 2020 presidential election last week.
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Get me my comb
The Minnesota Senator's presidential announcement was overshadowed by allegations of staff mistreatment.
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Feelin' the bern ... again
However you cut it, this past week is no stranger to controversy and debate.
Crowded field
A guide to cracking Chicago's crowded mayoral elections
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Being anti-violence
This Thursday, Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor David Hogg hosted a panel to discuss gun violence in the U.S. joined by local high school student Mollie Hartenson and Violence Prevention Coordinator of the BRAVE Youth Leaders Lamar Johnson at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue.
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The wall? No thanks
“Directing federal funding to a fantasy wall and resources to a non-emergency is a waste,” Bienen sophomore Chris Juhn said.
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Fill out my survey
The battle is over the 2020 census, which influences the redrawing of congressional districts in 2021.
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it's a hot mess
This week has people wondering whether the national crisis is really at the Mexican border or in the White House. NBN politics has the rundown for this week's series of chaotic events.
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Enough is still enough
In the year since the Parkland shooting, many states have taken action to limit gun violence. Still, little has been done on a national level.
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What's the state of our nation?
As predicted by several Northwestern professors, the issue of border security was at the forefront of Trump’s speech.
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The rundown
From Jeff Bezos’ blackmail power play to organized labor on Northwestern’s campus, here are some of this week’s top stories.

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It may not be Halloween, but here's some spooky news: No more bacon, says the World Health Organization. That and more in this week's recap.
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Falling behind the times on the latest political news? Catch up on Joe Biden's 2016 presidential run and Planned Parenthood in Texas with this week's recap.
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Find out what you missed this week around the nation.
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Scott Walker, John Boehner – more and more politicians are taking a back seat this week in politics.