Tag: American politician

Mayor Pete for America

BY ERIK TRUONG, STAFF WRITER Could America elect its first gay president in 2020? Pete Buttigieg sure hopes so. But there’s more to Pete than who he loves. At 37, Pete Buttigieg (pronounced BOOT-a-jedge) is known for serving as the…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Feb. 11 Sen. Amy Klobuchar enters 2020 presidential race. U.S. and South Korea sign deal on shared defense costs. The 2019 Grammys became the “Year for Women” with wins for Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves…

Midterms Bring Reelection For Senator Tim Kaine

Kaine celebrates reelection and other Democratic victories in Virginia BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR The midterm elections kept the country in suspense as both Republicans and Democrats gained and lost seats in the House of Representatives and Senate. In Virginia,…

John McCain

Where Are Your Manners?

BY DOMINIC PINO If American political culture had a mother, she would be asking-but-not-really-asking like only mothers can do, “Where are your manners?” U.S. Sen. John McCain, formerly Republican presidential nominee John McCain, formerly U.S. Rep. John McCain, always Captain John…

Sen. Cory Booker

Overdoing It

BY DOMINIC PINO, COLUMNIST I wonder if Senator Cory Booker has recently been leaving food in the microwave too long. Or swinging his clubs too hard on the golf course. Or getting injured from working out too much. My curiosity is…

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017.

Credit Where Credit is Due

Photo courtesy of Huffington Post BY DOMINIC PINO Jeff Sessions isn’t that bad of a guy. It is becoming more difficult to find anyone who holds this position on our long-suffering attorney general.  Granted, his persona is not affable. He is…