2016 Presidential Election

Debate panel discusses faith in U.S. politics

Debate panel discusses faith in U.S. politics

Carolyn Conte | Staff Writer Religion and politics can be sensitive subjects, often avoided in polite conversation, but that did not stop Duquesne’s Spiritan Campus Ministry and the Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition from diving head first into a discussion of both during its “Building a Better World: Faithful Citizenship and the 2016 Election” […]

PA voters choose Dems in state elections

PA voters choose Dems in state elections

By Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke On Nov. 3, a sweep secured the Pennsylvania judicial branch for the Democrats, as Republicans made some gains on the national scale. But experts say it’s too early to tell how the 2016 presidential elections will play out. In Pennsylvania, the biggest races were for three slots on […]

PA embraces online voter registration

PA embraces online voter registration

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor In the two weeks since Pennsylvania launched its online voter registration portal, more than 7,000 Pennsylvanians have used the website to register or alter their registration information, according to Wanda Murren, press secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of State. The new service launched Aug. 27 and allows Pennsylvania residents […]

Deez Nuts for president: Joke highlights presidential frustration

Deez Nuts for president: Joke highlights presidential frustration

By Leah Devorak | Layout Editor This past week the Independent Party presidential candidate Deez Nuts became the top trending topic on Twitter – and rightfully so. Mr. Nuts, who is now the most successful Independent candidate in two decades, has a very interesting political agenda which can be found in its entirety on his […]

Clinton, Rubio lead charge of early ’16 candidates

Clinton, Rubio lead charge of early ’16 candidates

Julian Routh | News Editor When classes start again in August, the first primaries of the 2016 presidential election will be right around the corner, so we at The Duke will send you home for the summer with an early look at the race. With help from Duquesne assistant political science professor and election specialist […]