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2020 presidential election

More Latino voters support Trump in 2020 than 2016, but young Americans favor Biden, early CNN exit polls show

Latino support for Trump increased significantly in states like Florida
President Donald Trump picked up more Latino voters in several key battleground states than he won in 2016, according to preliminary results of a nationwide CNN exit poll.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

A viewer’s guide to election night

The race for 270 electoral votes starts tonight
Eric Bradner, CNN November 3, 2020
Fast-counting swing states in the Southeast will begin to report their results early. And counting votes could take some states several more days.
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Trump Biden Town Hall Ratings

VIDEO: Trump, Biden appear in competing town halls

The events were covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Christina Painton, Executive Producer, Newscene October 16, 2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden dueled it out in competing town hall meetings Thursday night.  
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Trump Returns to White House

VIDEO: COVID-19 spreads in White House

The story is covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 9, 2020
A week after President Donald Trump returned to the Oval Office, the virus has spread to other staff members in the White House and beyond.
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Trump, Biden face off for first time

City Times staffers share a user’s guide to the first presidential debate
Vicky Pineda and Gabriel Schneider September 29, 2020
The 2020 election is 35 days away and President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head-to-head in their first debate tonight. 
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Ginsburg Funeral

VIDEO: Ginsburg remembered at U.S. Capitol

Ginsburg died on September 18 from pancreatic cancer in Washington, D.C.
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene September 25, 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Friday.
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2019 State of the Union - Donald Trump

City College officials disagree with President Trump’s characterization of the border

San Diego was used by Trump as an example of the benefits of the wall during State of the Union.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2019
President Donald Trump pointed to San Diego as an example for why the government should build a physical barrier along the rest of the U.S.-Mexico border during his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. City College’s officials, though, disagreed with the president’s characterization of San Diego and the border region as a whole.
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Huffington Post reporter Elise Foley, immigration attorney Dulce Garcia, UCSD professor Tom Wong and VOSD reporter Maya Srikrishnan

Politifest brings discussions, candidates to San Diego voters

Politifest looked to prepare San Diego citizens for the midterm elections by presenting candidates and issues all in one place.
Jonny Rico, Nadia Mishkin, and Brian Mohler October 7, 2018
Three leaders of three different cities kicked off Politifest with a panel featuring mayors of Sacramento, San Diego, and Tijuana, Mexico on Oct. 6 at the University of San Diego. Politifest 2018 was planned as an opportunity for voters and others to learn more issues and candidates as the November election approaches.
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Tens of thousands march in SD for women’s rights

Shaylyn Martos January 21, 2017

As many as 40,000 people from all walks of life participated in the San Diego Women’s March in solidarity with one in Washington D.C., on Saturday demanding equality for all genders, races, religious...

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A San Diego police officer clashes with a young man during a march Nov. 16 through downtown streets to protest the election of Donald Trump as president.

Students walk out to protest Trump

Shaylyn Martos November 17, 2016

Students from San Diego City College and two nearby high schools walked out of their classes for the first time since 2014, marching through the streets of downtown San Diego in solidarity against President-Elect...

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Trump election sparks outrage at City

Shaylyn Martos November 14, 2016

The election of Donald J. Trump as president has sparked contrasting, strong reactions across the country. While many celebrated his win, residents in major cities and students on campuses across the United...

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