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Politics

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you're fired
All of the drama surrounding the characters close to the president feels like a bad reality show you can’t stop watching.
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Trump and us
"Trump long ago declared war on the press, and spent much of his campaign trying to discredit any negative reports."
1/3 Journalist, 1/3 Spy, 1/3 Borat
James O'Keefe of Project Veritas spoke Wednesday night to a crowd of NU students and Evanston residents.
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a new direction for the left?
You might know Tom Perez won, but who did he run against, and what platforms did they all stand for?
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a new camelot?
Chris Kennedy is the son of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy.
the start of a movement
Elizabeth Warren may have been silenced in Senate, but her message still went viral.
Scandal
Where's Olivia Pope when you need her? We have all the info on the scandals from Trump's first month in office.
local politics matter
On Feb. 28, registered Evanston voters (that could be you!) can pick between five progressive candidates in a primary election for mayor. Learn a bit about each one here.
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#Presidentbannon?
Who is the man behind the skeleton mask who apparently has the real power in Trump's presidency? We have the low-down on Steve Bannon.
Home of the brave land of the free?
A few (hugely) important contributions made by immigrants to American life and culture.
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next steps
As the Trump administration engages in a back and forth with judges over his immigration ban, students and faculty question what's to come.
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town-and-gown
Students, supporters and citizens filled Fisk Hall Tuesday night for the Evanston mayoral debate.
Scalia 2.0?
Trump has made his nomination for "The Highest Court in the Land" and we have all the info you need on the possible new judge.
professors for change
Northwestern professors reflect on attending the March on Washington and their plans for what to do next.
Not again
Trump's fifth executive order inspired immediate backlash, here's a little more on why.

On The Blogs

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Though Emma is all the way in South Africa, she can't escape the effects of the American election.
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If your spring break was more about SPF coverage than news coverage, NBN’s got your back. Here’s what you missed ...
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In an action-packed week of activity around the country and world, get up-to-date with NBN's weekly roundup.
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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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Too busy lamenting the horrific world of Chicago sports to keep up with the news? We've got you covered.
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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.