Midterm Elections 2018

Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats
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Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats

Martha Johnson, 73, makes calls reminding locals to vote in the upcoming midterm election at the Democratic Field Office in Brunswick, Georgia. Photo by Emma Bolton. The Democratic Field Office in Glynn County, Georgia was jammed with folding tables and mismatched chairs. The walls and windows were covered with the campaign signs of the eight local Democratic candidates and ones […]

Youth Voters Driven To Polls by a Variety Of Issues
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Youth Voters Driven To Polls by a Variety Of Issues

Editor – Sam Eagan, Producer/Host – Zachary DeVita Reporters – Alexandra Myers, Li Cohen, Julia Lee, Caroline Skinner, Zachary DeVita and Sam Eagan Photography -Li Cohen

Kemp supporters tout “Georgian Values”
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Kemp supporters tout “Georgian Values”

As Brian Kemp’s rally began in Nahunta, Georgia, Dan Zenda, took a selfie with the Republican candidate. Photo by Maggie Garred In the small town of Nahunta, Georgia, Secretary of State and Republican candidate for governor, Brian Kemp, drove his campaign bus to a lunchtime rally. As the bus came to a stop in front of Shane’s Kitchen, supporters gathered […]

Muslim voters embrace the midterm elections
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Muslim voters embrace the midterm elections

Muslim men attending the prayer service at the Islamic Center of New York all stand in union hoping that the message of the speaker leads them in their daily lives. Photo by Levar Alonzo.   More Muslim candidates than ever before are running for public office. Last time there was this many was after 9/11. “We are all one people, white, […]

Volunteers Fuel Ocasio-Cortez’s Congressional Campaign
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Volunteers Fuel Ocasio-Cortez’s Congressional Campaign

Passionate volunteers Bronx Democrat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, underdog primary campaign to victory. She is expected to coast to victory on Election Day.

Despite Tariffs, Trade War, Trump Remains Popular Among Upstate Dairy Farmers
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Despite Tariffs, Trade War, Trump Remains Popular Among Upstate Dairy Farmers

In spite of a trade war that escalated over the last six months. The New USMCA Trade Agreement has cemented the dairy communities support of Trump and the Republican platform ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Opioid Crisis Ignored In Florida’s Governor’s Race
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Opioid Crisis Ignored In Florida’s Governor’s Race

As the opioid crisis continues to rage throughout the United States, states like Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania are in the national spotlight. But for the two gubernatorial candidates in Florida, Rep. Ron Desantis and Dem. Andrew Gillum, the issue has remained largely silent. Angela Tennel, who lost her son to the epidemic and is now and advocate fighting the crisis, believes the topic needs to be addressed and handled immediately.

Explosive Device at CNN Leaves Journalists Feeling Attacked
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Explosive Device at CNN Leaves Journalists Feeling Attacked

Police manage the crowds at CNN headquarters today after an explosive device was found at their Columbus Circle headquarters. Photo by Li Cohen At 9:30 a.m., a suspicious package was found in the mailroom of CNN’s headquarters at Columbus Circle in New York City. The package contained white powder and an explosive device that law enforcement said was virtually identical […]

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race
Midterm Elections 2018

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race

Angela Tennell keeps a photo of her son David Neering, who died of a drug overdose in 2016 after years or dealing with an opioid addiction. Photo by Li Cohen As red and blue waves continue clashing in Florida in the race for the governor’s mansion this November, a hurricane of people in the general public are fighting for the […]