Eric Greitens has been indicted

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Feb. 22 after allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail were revealed in mid-January. The allegations concern a consensual encounter in March of 2015 during which Greitens allegedly took a partially nude photo of his hairstylist without her permission, threatening to leak it if she…

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Trump tried to fire Mueller

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has overseen the Russia investigation since May 17, 2017 for the Department of Justice. The U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey for the Russia Investigation. Mueller has continued to compile evidence against Trump’s associates such as…

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WJC Republicans and Democrats Gearing Up

This fall, William Jewell College is welcoming two new political organizations to campus: the WJC Democrats and WJC Republicans. Both organizations aim to sharpen college Republicans’ and college Democrats’ beliefs on Jewell’s campus through inclusive, engaging debates during each organization’s respective meetings. Junior political science and international relations major Jameson…

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The Campaign Trails: Conventions

Conventions are a central element of America’s electoral system. They are where the Republican and Democratic parties officially decide upon who their candidate for president will be. Additionally, it is also a time for the parties to establish their respective platforms in the upcoming elections and to define why they…

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